Animation of Earth and the fabric of space

This video, from Hubblecast 79, shows Earth sitting on a slightly warped two-dimensional grid. This animation formed part of an explanation of where the common analogy of space as a fabric breaks down.

Credit:

Martin Kornmesser, Luis Calcada, NASA, ESA/Hubble

About the Video

Id:hubblecast79b
Release date:13 November 2014, 13:00
Related announcements:ann1415
Duration:49 s
Frame rate:30 fps

About the Object

Name:Earth, HUBBLEcast
Type:Solar System : Planet
Category:HD
Solar System

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