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ISLAND - inverse square law acceleration measurement using iNertial drift

Lockerbie, N.A. (2004) ISLAND - inverse square law acceleration measurement using iNertial drift. General Relativity and Gravitation, 36 (3). pp. 593-600. ISSN 0001-7701

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Abstract

By using a novel free-flying, rotating, optical bench aboard the International Space Station (ISS) as the basis for a measurement of differential acceleration between two gravitating bodies, in principle the Newtonian inverse-square law and the constant of gravitation, G, can be determined at the parts in 106 level.