Einstein Was Right
Joel M. Weisberg, Joseph H.
Taylor, and Lee A. Fowler, in Scientific
American (Oct. 198 I), 415 Madison Ave.,
New York, N.Y. 10017.
An object 15,000 light-years from Earth has provided "the first strong evidence" for Albert Einstein's theory of gravity, a central component of his general theory of relativity. So report Weisberg and Taylor, physicists at Princeton, and Fowler, a physicist at Atmospheric and Environmental Research, Inc. of Cambridge, Mass.
Einstein (1879-1955) held...