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General Relativity and Einstein's

Continuing the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Einstein's miraculous year - 1905. Even his so called "biggest blunder" may well solve the greatest riddle in cosmology.

Continuing the celebration of the 100th anniversary of Einstein discovering the theory of general relativity. Dr Brian Cox visits Jodrell Bank to find out how general relativity has influenced our understanding of the universe.

All cosmology today is essentially based on Einstein's theory of general relativity and so far, every prediction he made about the universe has turned out to be true.

Even his so called "biggest blunder" may well solve the greatest riddle in cosmology today, the nature of dark energy - the mysterious force that makes up nearly 80% of the universe.

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30 minutes