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Einstein's theory finds proof

By measuring variations in satellite orbits, scientists have found the first direct evidence of one of the hallowed tenets &to=http://english.pravda.ru/printed.html?news_id=10929' target=_blank>of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity - that the Earth and other large celestial bodies distort space and time as they rotate.

Researchers reporting yesterday in the journal Nature said improved satellite data had enabled them to show the effect known as "frame-dragging" with a degree of precision never previously possible, The Washington Post.