TV Movie | TV-PG | | Biography, Drama, History
Drama about the development of Albert Einstein's theory of general relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to experimentally prove his ideas.
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If the cloud breaks quarter past two tomorrow, we look up into the heavens, take photographs of the eclipse, we will be scientists at our work. We'll be looking at the poetry of existence. And if Einstein's right, the Universe will never look the ...
According to the story, Eddington compares two photographs to prove that the stars have moved, thereby proving Relativity. However, the stars are also predicted to move by Newtonian physics, but by exactly half the amount. In order to prove Relativity you must measure the displacement, therefore the end of the film could not possibly have happened, it is pure invention.