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Tuesday, April 17, 2012
7 billion year old Gamma rays prove Einstein was right
High and low energy photons arrive at
NASA's Fermi spacecraft orbiting 550 km above the Earth a mere 900 ms apart after traveling through space for 7 billion years. This suggests that the fabric of space-time
isn't a bubbly foam, a hypothesis favoured by quantum theorists but is closer to Einstein's description of a smooth rubbery membrane.