• Corpus ID: 14078336

Light deflection and time delay in the gravitational field of a spinning mass

  title={Light deflection and time delay in the gravitational field of a spinning mass},
  author={Lorenzo Iorio},
  journal={arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology},
  • L. Iorio
  • Published 24 January 2002
  • Physics
  • arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
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