Albert Einstein

Ask Ethan: Is There Any Such Thing As Pure Energy?

Energy plays a tremendous role, not only in our technology-rich daily lives, but in fundamental physics as well. The chemical energy stored in gasoline gets converted into kinetic energy that propels our vehicles, while the electrical energy from our power planets gets converted into light, heat …

Gravitational Waves

Supermassive Black Hole Kicked Out Of Galactic Core By Gravitational Waves

If really big numbers don’t make sense to you, this story may leave you confused. But when supermassive black holes are involved, especially one that …

Gravitational Waves

Iconic sportscaster Meir Einstein dies at 65

Iconic Israeli sportscaster Meir Einstein has died following a battle with a debilitating muscular disease. He was 65.<p>Einstein passed away late …

Black Hole Blues by Janna Levin review – songs from outer space

When scientists recorded the collision of two black holes in 2015 it was the biggest event since the big bang. Janner charts the story from Einstein to Ligo<p>The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (Ligo) has cost more than $1bn (£800m) and drawn on the combined brain-power of some …

Gravitational Waves

"Just Keep Swimmin'" ~Finding Nemo

<b>“It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer.” ~Albert Einstein</b><p>Albert Einstein was a brilliant man, but people didn’t …

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Albert Einstein Honored With the First Book to Be 3D Printed in One Piece

Ron Arad with a prototype of his 3D printed book [Image: Helen Hatzis]<p>Albert Einstein may never have heard of 3D printing, but the 3D printing …

3D Printing

Year in science: 15 amazing things humans discovered in 2016

While various pundits have claimed we are living in a post-truth world, those slaves to reality – scientists – have been busy discovering facts and …

Gravitational Waves

Learning About Einstein’s Struggles Can Actually Help Students

The struggle to succeed at work can feel real when you definitely <i>aren’t</i> rocking your first week at a new job or are trying to forget a cringeworthy office moment. But while these things are a bummer, they’re nothing like the frustration that comes with trying to learn something new. It can feel …

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A New Blast May Have Forged Cosmic Gold

For decades, researchers believed that violent supernovas forged gold and other heavy elements. But many now argue for a different cosmic …

Gravitational Waves

Physics has long been confused about the concept of 'now'. New insights show that it is fundamental.

Science Seen <b>Time One author Colin Gillespie helps you understand the physics of your world.</b><p>Physics has long been confused about the concept of ‘now’. …

Theory of Relativity

Marketing Einstein: How Ron Howard, Brian Grazer and Nat Geo brought a complex character to life

Many filmmakers have brought Albert Einstein to the big screen, but few have delved as deep as the new show Genius, a collaboration between Ron …

Mars rover spots clouds shaped by gravity waves

<b>THE WOODLANDS, TEXAS—</b>NASA’s Curiosity rover usually keeps its instruments firmly focused on Mars’s ground, zapping grit with its laser or drilling …

Solar System

Einstein's Famous Equation Isn't The Full Story

Einstein's famous equation only accounts for objects that have mass and that aren't moving. In fact, it's an abbreviated version of a larger equation …

Speed Of Light

Scientists Discover Enormous Speeding Galaxies That Contradict Einstein's Gravity

A discovery of fast-moving galaxies, <b>10 million light years wide</b>, may cause physicists to re-examine Einstein’s theory of relativity. A team from …

Theory of Relativity

French Mathematician Yves Meyer Wins Top Prize for 'Wavelet Theory'

A French mathematician known for his pioneering work on a theory used for applications ranging from image compression to the detection of …

Gravitational Waves

Does the universe have a rest frame?

Physics is sometimes closer to philosophy when it comes to understanding the universe. Donald Chang from Hong Kong University of Science and …

Theory of Relativity

How to Learn to be a “Great” Thinker Without Losing Your Mind.

<b>How does one become a great thinker?</b><p>What really makes someone a “great” thinker? Even better, how does one become a better thinker? Albert Einstein …

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What Millennials Can Learn From Albert Einstein

Many younger people only know of Albert Einstein through t-shirts with his wacky hair and tongue sticking out, or through one-off events that center around his intellectual achievements, like last year’s celebration for the 100th anniversary of his General Theory of Relativity.<p>Yet Einstein is more …

Physics

Einstein’s General Relativity Theory Tested and Approved

Einstein was a very clever physicist who was determined to prove among other things that the speed of light in a vacuum was independent of the motion …

Gravitational Waves

10 Free Online Science Courses to Learn a Little of Everything

Science encompass the farthest reaches of space and the ground beneath your feet, the future, the past, and everything you’ve seen or experienced. …

Theory of Relativity

#1,039 – Augmented Eternity

Virtual Reality gets all of the buzz and attention but in actuality it’s probably going to be Augmented Reality (digital information overlayed onto …

Augmented Reality

"Blurred Times" in a Quantum World

When measuring time, we normally assume that clocks do not affect space and time, and that time can be measured with infinite accuracy at nearby …

‘Wavelet revolution’ pioneer scoops top maths award

Yves Meyer wins the Abel Prize for role in theory with data applications from digital cinema to pinpointing gravitational waves.<p>French mathematician …

Gravitational Waves

You Need More Than Goals To Succeed

We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them. ~ Albert Einstein<p>It is my opinion that to maximize one’s potential, …

Theory of Relativity

The Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding Is Music to Szabolcs Marka’s Ears - Motherboard

On September 14, 2015, Szabolcs Marka woke up to an email he couldn't believe. In fact, he refused to believe it. Living close to the Columbia University campus, where he is a professor of physics, he headed to the Pupin Physics Laboratories to see for himself. While the rest of his team stared in …

Gravitational Waves

Science: Kiwi figuring out what happened after the Big Bang

Big Bang researchers at the University of Otago are making breakthroughs with new mathematical models that zoom in on the beginning of time.

Gravitational Waves

Intelligence - 6 crazy signs you might be backed somehow by science

Going through this list of mindless “science jargon” I realized I shown most on the list for intelligence. which reinforces the jargon. This because …

Psychology

You Can Never Create The Future By Targeting The Present

In the 1930’s, the great industrialist George Eastman engaged in a minor debate with his friend, the education reformer Abraham Flexner, about who …

Charles Darwin

The Assassination of Albert Einstein

Physics

The Big Bang – or the Big Bounce? By Sean Carroll

The physicist explains new theories around the origin of the universe

Theory of Relativity