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History of the attempts to measure orbital frame-dragging with artificial satellites

© 2013 Versita Warsaw. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 3.0 License. (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)

Citation Information: Open Physics. Volume 11, Issue 5, Pages 531–544, ISSN (Online) 2391-5471, DOI: 10.2478/s11534-013-0189-1, July 2013

Publication History

Published Online:
2013-07-28

Abstract

An annotated guide to navigate the intricate history of the attempts to measure the Lense-Thirring orbital precessions with artificial satellites is offered to the reader.

Keywords: experimental studies of gravity; experimental tests of gravitational theories; satellite orbits; harmonics of the gravity potential field

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