What is now proved was once only imagined.”- William Blake.

william smith
4 min readJan 16, 2019

“To see a World in a Grain of Sand

And a Heaven in a Wild Flower,

Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand

And Eternity in an hour.”

When William Blake wrote those words in his “Auguries of Innocencein 1803 he likely didn’t imagine we would one day have the technology to actually “see a world in a grain of sand” but with Gravity Probe B we pretty much do.