The first attempts to measure light deflection by the Sun

@article{Crispino2020TheFA,
  title={The first attempts to measure light deflection by the Sun},
  author={Lu{\'i}s C. B. Crispino and Santiago Paolantonio},
  journal={Nature Astronomy},
  year={2020},
  volume={4},
  pages={6-9}
}
  • Luís C. B. Crispino, Santiago Paolantonio
  • Published 2020
  • Physics
  • Nature Astronomy
  • Soon after Einstein’s calculation of the effect of the Sun’s gravitational field on the propagation of light in 1911, astronomers around the world tried to measure and verify the value. If the first attempts in Brazil in 1912 or Imperial Russia in 1914 had been successful, they would have proven Einstein wrong. 
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