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## Larry Smarr on-camera: text

Many people would consider Einstein's equations for general relativity
as in some sense the apex of the search for laws of physics. They're very
elegant equations, very mathematical. And they basically say that gravitation
is not a force; it's really a distortion of spacetime itself.

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