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Is the Theory True Today?

  • David R. Topper
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Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 394)

Abstract

The essential predictions of general relativity are:

Keywords

Equivalence Principle Atomic Clock Global Position Satellite System Time Dilation Gravitational Redshift 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David R. Topper
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  1. 1.University of WinnipegWinnipegCanada

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