Quantcast

Latest EDDINGTON Stories

d5911758144123aca0dba4abdcc70da61
2009-05-29 08:03:57

In 1919, the Royal Astronomical Society (RAS) launched an expedition to the West African island of Príncipe, to observe a total solar eclipse and prove or disprove Einstein's General Theory of Relativity. Now, in a new RAS-funded expedition for the International Year of Astronomy (IYA 2009), scientists are back. Astronomers Professor Pedro Ferreira from the University of Oxford and Dr Richard Massey from the University of Edinburgh, along with Oxford anthropologist Dr Gisa...


Word of the Day
ramage
  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
Related