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Earth and Moon warping space, artwork

Earth and Moon warping space, artwork

Artwork showing how the Earth and Moon each make dents in the fabric of space-time. The Earth, being 81 times more massive than the moon, induces a much greater curvature. According to general relativity, this curvature is what we perceive as gravity.
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© Mark Garlick/Science Photo Library/Corbis
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65 MB - 4180px × 5500px • 13.00in. × 18.00in @ 300 ppi
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