Justin Dowd: Weird Science – Ironic Einstein

November 13, 2012

Fact: Time passes faster on the moon than on Earth. For every minute you experience, slightly more than a minute goes by on the moon. The difference is not due to some weird time-zone technicality, but because the flow of time itself is not the same in both places. Time does not pass at the same rate everywhere; it changes. This was officially proven in 1920 when Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity was experimentally verified for the first time.

Read Justin’s full article in the Metro and see his latest chalk animation:

http://www.metro.us/boston/national/article/1153630–weird-science-ironic-einstein