General Relativity is Maxwell's Equations with Time taken independent of Space into a 4th dimension. Gravity is mass bending Time, having absolutely nothing to do with the "warping of Space". Time expands and contracts Space, that is to say, if there is no Time in the space between two points they are touching; also called an Einstein-Rosen bridge. It was trivial to measure the 1.61 arc second deflection of light in the photographs.
The far more difficult part of the process was presenting GR to the Nobel Committee and Einstein's eventual capitulation and the substitution of the imaginary photon for GR, in order for Einstein to pay off his divorce settlement with his first wife. Then in the 1930's what Einstein referred to as "boundless stupid" was funded by the Nobel Committee, ie black holes and dark matter.
Looks like it survived, but just, its close swing around the sun.
Spritzer is best bet for IR wavelengths, detected CO2 recently in IR
How does this event look in the Near Infrared and Infrared spectrums? VATT in Arizona has a LUCIFER telescope with can see events in that frequency range. Are you pinging them for data as well
In Print This Week:
Dec 19, 2013
vol XXIV issue 51
The North Coast Journal Weekly
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