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From Solar Eclipse of 1919 to the Spectacle of Gravitational Lensing

  title={From Solar Eclipse of 1919 to the Spectacle of Gravitational Lensing},
  author={J. A. S. Lima and R. C. Santos},
  journal={arXiv: Popular Physics},
A century after observing the deflection of light emitted by distant stars during the solar eclipse of 1919, it is interesting to know the concepts emerged from the experiment and the theoretical and observational consequences for modern cosmology and astrophysics. In addition to confirming Einstein's gravitational theory, its greatest legacy was the construction of a new research area to cosmos science dubbed gravitational lensing. The formation and magnification of multiple images (mirages… 



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