Gravity Lens

An optical lens created using the lightbending properties of gravity. (Read the full article)

"Gravitational microlensing was also discussed as a way to discover planets orbiting distant stars."
(CT 4/17/2004 9:56:22 AM )
"hey i thought i saw a Hubble photograph that was taken with the 'aid' of a gravitic lens. i thought i read that due to the closeness of a cluster of stars(?), it bent light and caused a blur, which upon further examination, turned out to be a whole lot of galaxies far, far away. So, don't take my word for it- go to nasa's site and get to the hubble page and go look for it. Its only one picture so search hard."
(ser olmy 4/29/2004 7:27:34 AM )
"Yes, take a look at this story: Biggest Zoom Lens In Space Extends Hubble's Reach. The Hubble used the gravitational effects of Abell 1689, a galaxy cluster with more than a trillion stars, to see galaxies twice as faint as those photographed in the Hubble Deep Field."
(Bill Christensen 4/29/2004 3:34:19 PM )
"Have more info. on the person youtalk about and more info. on whatthat preson did. "
(paris 10/22/2004 7:56:43 AM )
"Paris - Some of the people who write in wish I would just have more quotes from more sources; others want longer articles with more links! You can't please everyone."
(Bill Christensen 10/22/2004 8:28:40 AM )

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