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Lead pencil proves the theory of relativity

The days of expensive stellar experiments to test out Albert Einstein's landmark 'theory of relativity, summed up by the famous formula, E=mc2 may be over, with a team of British, Russian and Dutch scientists at The University of Manchester, proving it in the lab with just the help of the humble lead of a pencil.

india Updated: Nov 12, 2005 11:40 IST

First Published: Nov 12, 2005 11:40 IST