The idea behind the experiment is simple:Put a spinning gyroscope into orbit around the Earth, with the spin axis pointed toward some distant star as a fixed reference point. Free from external forces, the gyroscope's axis should continue pointing at the star--forever. But if space is twisted, the direction of the gyroscope's axis should drift over time. By noting this change in direction relative to the star, the twists of space-time could be measured. In practice, the experiment is tremendously difficult."And we thought benchmarking 3-Way SLI was tough. We better suck it up a little around here.
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