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2022 $1 Uncirculated Coin - Wallal Centenary - Australia Tests Einstein's Theory

2022 $1 Uncirculated Coin - Wallal Centenary - Australia Tests Einstein's Theory

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Commemorating the 1922 Wallal Eclipse Expedition

Own a piece of scientific history with this limited-edition coin, marking a pivotal moment in our understanding of the universe.

Features:

  • Reverse Design: Illustrates Wallal, Australia, the eclipse path, and Einstein's Theory of General Relativity.
  • Obverse Design: Features the effigy of Queen Elizabeth II by Jody Clark.
  • Presentation: Encapsulated coin in informative card.
  • Australian Legal Tender.

1922 Wallal Eclipse Expedition:

This coin commemorates the 1922 expedition to Wallal, Western Australia, where scientists photographed a total solar eclipse to test Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. Their precise measurements provided crucial evidence supporting this revolutionary theory, forever changing our understanding of space, time, and gravity.

Einstein's Legacy:

Einstein's 107-year-old theory predicted the existence of black holes and gravitational waves, showcasing its enduring impact on modern physics.

A Tribute to Scientific Discovery:

This coin honours the groundbreaking work of the 1922 expedition and celebrates Einstein's enduring legacy.

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