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Einstein’s theory tested and proved

Einstein's theory tested and proved

29 May, 1919

Albert Einstein’s theory of general relativity which had been proposed in 1916 was tested by Arthur Eddington and Andrew Claude de la Cherois Crommelin during a solar eclipse in the city of Sobral, Brazil on 29th May 1919. The scientists were able to confirm the deflection of light caused by the gravitational field of the Sun.

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