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The Sun Worshippers (1922)

A scientific expedition to Wallal for the 1922 solar eclipse confirmed the bending of light by gravity predicted in Einstein’s 1915 General Theory of Relativity.

Length: 4 minutes 5 seconds

Alternative title: Solar Eclipse Expedition at Wallal
Also: Astronomers and Aborigines

Original aspect ratio: 1.33:1 (Academy full frame)


National Film and Sound Archive

NFSA title number: 1046

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