bb.donnay-software.com

Donnay Software Web Forums
It is currently Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:28 pm

All times are UTC - 7 hours




Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: 100 years of Relativity
PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 6:44 am 
Online
Site Admin
User avatar

Joined: Wed Jan 27, 2010 6:58 pm
Posts: 3919
Location: Boise, Idaho USA
Albert Einstein never received the Nobel prize for his greatest contribution to our knowledge of the universe.

If Einsteins General Theory of Relativity could have been proven earlier than the year 1919, maybe the Nobel committee would have recognized him. 100 years ago, Arthur Eddington traveled to Africa to prove his theory during a solar eclipse. After that, Einstein became famous around the world.

In 2017, I travelled to the Grand Teton mountains, near Yellowstone, to see an eclipse for myself. It was a magical experience.

I sat there with 2 children who were there with their father, a science teacher, who came to teach them about science.

In a time in the world when science is under attack by right-wing Christian fundamentalists (lead by our president), it was inspiring to see that maybe the next generation will not be so ignorant and can save humanity from destroying itself.

_________________
The eXpress train is coming - and it has more cars.


Top
 Profile  
 
PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:59 am 
Offline

Joined: Thu Jan 28, 2010 7:07 am
Posts: 598
Location: High SPrings, Florida USA
Ellen & I traveled to friends in North Carolina to watch the last full eclipse a couple of years ago... It was wondrous.. The next eclipse in April 2024 travels dead center through the ranch that holds the Kerrville Folk Festival where i've been for over 3 weeks already.

They are already making plans for a music festival around the eclipse..

_________________
Brian Wolfsohn


Top
 Profile  
 
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 2 posts ] 

All times are UTC - 7 hours


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group