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One of the most perfect spheres ever created by humans, refracting the image of Einstein in the background. A fused quartz gyroscope for the Gravity Probe B experiment which differs from a perfect sphere by no more than a mere 40 atoms of thickness. It is thought that only neutron stars are smoother.


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  • (del) (cur) 00:52, 21 April 2006 . . Ravedave ( Talk | contribs) . . 1893×1245 (166,601 bytes) (Update to remove tilt. )
  • (del) (rev) 01:43, 20 April 2006 . . Ravedave ( Talk | contribs) . . 1907×1280 (171,510 bytes) (Despecled & slightly smaller. )
  • (del) (rev) 05:09, 4 August 2005 . . Deglr6328 ( Talk | contribs) . . 3552×2384 (4,669,880 bytes) (bigger )
  • (del) (rev) 20:47, 5 March 2005 . . Deglr6328 ( Talk | contribs) . . 600×403 (25,451 bytes) (One of the most perfect spheres ever created. from the gravity probe b mission [] {{PD-USGov-NASA}})

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  • Sphere
  • Gravity Probe B
  • Wikipedia:Featured picture candidates/April-2006
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