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Gravity Probe B finally pays off

Orbiting experiment confirms general relativity

1:39pm, May 4, 2011

The longest-running project in NASA’s history has completed its mission. Gravity Probe B has finally confirmed that the Earth drags spacetime around as it rotates like a spoon twisting in a jar of honey, mission scientist announced at a May 4 NASA press briefing.

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