In the most precise astrophysics experiment ever made, Australian and U.S. astronomers have used Australia's CSIRO Parkes radio telescope to measure the distortion of space-time near a star 450 light-years (more than 4 000 million million kilometres) from Earth. Their results, confirming Einstein's general theory of relativity, are published in the July 12 issue of the journal "Nature".
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