Richard E. Keating

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Richard E. Keating (29 May 1941 - 5 Oct 2006) is an astronomer best known for the Hafele–Keating experiment,[1][2] a test of Einstein's theory of relativity[3] performed while he was working at the United States Naval Observatory.[4] [5]

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  1. ^ Hafele, J. C.; Keating, R. E. (July 14, 1972). "Around-the-World Atomic Clocks: Predicted Relativistic Time Gains". Science. 177 (4044): 166–168. Bibcode:1972Sci...177..166H. PMID 17779917. doi:10.1126/science.177.4044.166. 
  2. ^ Hafele, J. C.; Keating, R. E. (July 14, 1972). "Around-the-World Atomic Clocks: Observed Relativistic Time Gains". Science. 177 (4044): 168–170. Bibcode:1972Sci...177..168H. PMID 17779918. doi:10.1126/science.177.4044.168. 
  3. ^ Time, October 18, 1971
  4. ^ Popular Mechanics, January 1972, p. 30
  5. ^ "Obituaries: Richard Keating". The Grand Island Independent. Retrieved 6 December 2016.