Summary #1328

New measurements of the solar spectrum verify Einstein’s theory of General Relativity
  • Researchers measured and confirmed the gravitational redshift (displacement of red lines in the light spectrum) of the sun, which was first theorised by Albert Einstein.
  • Solar spectrum reflected from the Moon, and the position of red lines in the solar spectrum was confirmed using a “laser frequency comb”.
  • Thus, they were able to verify one of the predictions from the Theory of General Relativity to a precision of a few meters per second.


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