posted on Apr, 3 2004 @ 07:56 PM
Iwas looking on the bbc site and found this topic you beat me to it heres anouther link
A satellite that will put Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity to the test is ready to be launched.
Nasa hopes Gravity Probe B will lift off from California on 17 April.
Since it was first proposed in 1959, the project has been aborted and delayed because of technical hiccups many times.
Potato' Earth's deep secrets
The sweep of colours shows minute variations in the Earth's gravitational field. If you were to fly over the red areas, you would be tugged ever so
slightly downwards; the blues mark regions where the planet's attraction is much weaker.
[Edited on 3-4-2004 by SE7EN]