Thursday, September 24, 2009
The Secrets of the Einstein Equations
The Einstein equations represent a mind boggling ten equation tensor that interrelates curvature of space, Newtonian gravity, General Relativity and the energy-stress tensor. If there was a symbol that described the daunting task of creating a hyperdrive, it would be this equation. It appeared in both movies, The Day the Earth Stood Still. What was daunting to the human mind was just a puzzle to the advanced aliens.