About this event
Mon 12th November 2018
Public lecture, free admission: ” The 1919 Eclipse – Einstein, Eddington, and the Grubb connection”
Speaker : Prof Paul Callanan
Prof Callanan will explain that 2019 will not only see a solar eclipse but is the centenary of an important date in science – the 1919 eclipse that proved Einstein’s theory of relativity. Or did it? From the start the result was controversial. Hear the fascinating history of the expedition to measure the eclipse and the connection to a renowned Irish telescope maker.
To whet your appetite try this website : https://www.mpg.de/9244824/solar-eclipse-1919
NO NEED TO REGISTER, JUST ARRIVE 10 MINUTES EARLY