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Einstein s Lens Einstein s Lens Presented by Name Affiliation Location and Date here http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Einstein s big idea ass bends space Light follows the shortest path through spa http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Einstein s big idea Star here So a star s position in the sky http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Einstein s big idea Appears to be here appears shifted because of the bending http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Testing the prediction Stars here positions of stars in the night sky are known to high accuracy but the Sun s gravity will warp the space that the starlight travels thro http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Testing the prediction Appear to be here when their light passes close by the Sun their positions will appear to cha if you could see them during the day http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens As predicted On May 29 1919 the Sun passed in front of the bright Hyades star clust and the Moon passed in front of the Sun http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens As predicted Sky map showing the amount and direction of shift of star positions http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Read all about it This headline appeared in The New York Times on November 10 1919 http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Lensing goes cosmic Advances in telescope technology have revealed a universe of illusion http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Identical twins The discovery of identical quasars in the 1970s took gravitational lensing to cosmological scales http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Lensing on a cosmic scale http www universeforum org einstein Einstein s Lens Breaking news The discovery of lensed quasars not only showed the power of Einstein s idea but was the proof that the enigmatic quasars were at vast cosmological distances Quasar 0957 561 from the VLA radio telescope http www



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