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Erin Ross Jun 10
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The first time Einstein's theory was confirmed

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Scientists announced Wednesday that they had observed starlight as it was warped by the gravity of another, more distant star - one of the key predictions of Einstein's general theory of relativity. It was the first deep-space detection of gravity's space-time bending effects — but it had been seen once before, closer to home. In 1919, a solar eclipse allowed physicists to watch the sun bend starlight.