Satellite test for dragging of inertial frames

Research paper by Arnold Rosenblum, Manfred Treber

Indexed on: 01 Mar '88Published on: 01 Mar '88Published in: International Journal of Theoretical Physics


It is shown that it is possible by using the lack of synchronization of clocks by light signal synchronization in elliptical orbits to test for the dragging of inertial frames in Einstein's theory of general relativity. Possible experiments are discussed.