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When a nucleus breaks up the mass increases. Topics include constellations, the atom and light, telescopes, stellar birth, stellar evolution, white dwarfs, neutron stars, black holes, and general relativity. All leptons happen to be elementary particles. Gravity is most accurately described by the general theory of relativity (proposed by Albert Einstein in 1915) which describes gravity, not as a force, but as a consequence of the curvature of space-time caused by the uneven distribution of mass/energy; and resulting in time dilation, where time lapses more slowly in strong gravitation.

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