Abell 2218: A Massive Gravitational Lens

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Abell 2218: A Massive Gravitational Lens
Episode 10 of Experiencing Hubble

2012
30 mins

One of the consequences of Einstein's general theory of relativity is evident in Hubble's picture of the galaxy cluster Abell 2218. Investigate the physics of this phenomenon, called gravitational lensing, and discover how...

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David Meyer Ph.D.