image credit: Stanford Einstein was right: There is a four-dimensional space-time vortex around Earth, and the spin of Earth does twist space-time.

That’s according to NASA, in an announcement made 52 years after scientists first imagined how to test Einstein’s theory on space-time – before the technology to test it had even been invented.

NASA announced confirmation of the four-D space-time vortex around Earth on May 4, 2011.

Einstein published his general theory of relativity in 1916.

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  1. From: Andrew N.— 2011-05-07 15:35

    As a man of science I like it wen discoveries like this take prominence in the media. Learning how the universe works is a critical human endeavor, the better we understand it, the better equipped we are to prosper in it. Thank you for bringing this great discovery to peoples attention.

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