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Einstein developed the theory of special relativity prior to developing the theory of general relativity.
  Einstein’s incorporation of gravity into his theoretical model, which shows that space and time communicate the gravitational force through their curvature
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Strongly Associated with:   special relativity
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Called "general" because it removes the "ignoring gravity" constraint of Einstein’s special theory of relativity. It corrects and extends Newtonian gravitation at the macroscopic level of stars or planets.
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  • Einstein developed the theory of special relativity prior to developing the theory of general relativity.
  • "It can be," Alessandro told him, "because I read the paper on the theory of general relativity when I was in the trenches on the Isonzo, in nineteen fifteen.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
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Associated words [difficulty]:   general relativity [9] , Einstein [2] , theory of relativity [7]
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