Final results of MICROSCOPE mission achieve record levels of precision

Published on 14/09/2022

The MICROSCOPE mission has delivered its latest results and has confirmed the equivalence principle with unprecedented accuracy of 10-15.  These results show that bodies fall in a vacuum with the same acceleration regardless of their composition or mass, meaning that the principle of equivalence remains unwavering today, to mark yet another victory for the Theory of General Relativity as proposed by Albert Einstein more than a century ago.

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