A theory formulated by Albert Einstein. General Relativity expands the theory of Special Relativity to include acceleration and gravity, both of which are explained via the curvature of space-time.
Einstein generalized his theory of special relativity to include gravity, and called it a general theory of relativity. It showed that apples fall to the ground because the Earth's mass curves the adjacent space-time, forcing apples to move in a special way-towards the surface of the Earth. It has proved, however, extremely difficult to unify General Relativity with quantum mechanics. String theory is currently the best hope for a theory of quantum gravity.
Einstein's formulation of gravity, which shows that space and time communicate the gravitational force through their curvature.
the theory of mechanics that treats gravitational fields as equivalent to relative acceleration and introduces the notion that mass curves space and time.
Einstein's laws of physics in which gravity is described by a curvature of space-time.
General relativity is a theory of gravity developed by Einstein between 1905 and 1916. It describes the spacetime structure of the universe as being curved. It is experimentally well tested and describes the very large scale structure of the universe. The only known way to quantise general relativity is to embed it in a string theory in ten dimensions.
a generalization of special relativity to include gravity (based on the principle of equivalence)
Einstein’s theory based on the idea that the laws of science should be the same for all observers, no matter how they are moving. It explains the force of gravity in terms of the curvature of a four-dimensional space-time.
The modern theory of gravity, introduced by Albert Einstein in 1916; it describes gravity as the curvature or warping of space due to the presence of matter.
The theory of gravitation developed by Albert Einstein incorporating and extending the theory of special relativity and introducing the principle that gravitational and inertial forces are equivalent.
theory that explains the relations of spacetime and gravity (see relativity)
The theory of gravitation developed by Albert Einstein. The theory has consequences for the bending of light by massive objects, the nature of black holes, and the fabric of space and time.
Theory of gravitation developed by Albert Einstein. Its fundamental principle is the equivalence of gravitational and inertial forces. General relativity is a geometric theory which states that gravity causes space-time to curve. This curvature affects the motion of objects in space-time. General relativity explains the bending of light by massive objects or the nature of black holes.
Einstein's theory of gravity where gravitational forces are theorized to arise from space-time curvature. One might visualize the curvature by laying a weight on a stretched rubber sheet.
Albert Einstein's theory that proposes that gravity is a curvature of four-dimensional space-time caused by the presence of matter.
The theory developed by Albert Einstein in which gravity is described by distortions in the four-dimensional space-time of the Universe. Do black holes obey the laws of gravity
Observers can not distinguish locally between inertial forces due to acceleration and uniform gravitational forces due to the presence of a massive body. Mass tells space-time how to curve, and the curvature of space-time (gravity) tells mass how to accelerate
a theory invented by Albert Einstein to describe gravity. It says that gravity is a warping or distortion of spacetime around a massive object. Although it applies everywhere in the universe, General Relativity must be used instead of Newton's law of gravity in regions of strong gravity.
General relativity (GR) [also called the general theory of relativity (GTR) and general relativity theory (GRT)] is the geometrical theory of gravitation published by Albert Einstein in 1915/16. It unifies special relativity and Sir Isaac Newton's law of universal gravitation with the insight that gravitation is not due to a force but rather is a manifestation of curved space and time, with this curvature being produced by the mass-energy and momentum content of the space-time. General relativity is distinguished from other metric theories of gravitation by its use of the Einstein field equations to relate space-time content and space-time curvature.