Albert Einstein

Study Suggests You're More Likely to Be a Disruptor If You Got Lower Grades in School

Being valedictorian or salutatorian has its benefits, but standing out for independent thinking and innovation is not always one of them.<p>We hear it all the time: Get good grades in school and you'll go places. But how does hard work in high school translate to success in innovation? Are the …

Education

How a Total Solar Eclipse Helped Prove Einstein Right About Relativity

The event will be a great opportunity to revisit a groundbreaking experiment that occurred during a total solar eclipse, and helped confirm Albert …

Theory of Relativity

17 shows to see now

<b>"Aladdin"</b> ✭✭✭<p>"Aladdin," the most frenetic and cartoonish of Disney's screen-to-stage musicals, officially opened its first national tour in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre. And Adam Jacobs, his gleaming white teeth, his charming costar Isabelle McCalla as Princess Jasmine and the rest have …

An Albert Einstein-Themed Restaurant Just Opened in Chicago

Chicago has a new restaurant dedicated to an unlikely culinary hero: Albert Einstein. The restaurant—simply called the Albert—is located inside Hotel …

Lego

What Was Einstein’s Religion?: Deist? Pantheist? Humanist? Atheist?

What Was Einstein’s Religion?: Deist? Pantheist? Humanist? Atheist?<p>What Was Einstein’s Religion?<p>The answer is: It’s complicated. Albert Einstein said …

Atheism

New Explanation for Dark Energy? Tiny Fluctuations of Time and Space.

Since the late 1920s, astronomers have been aware of the fact that the Universe is in a state of expansion. Initially predicted by Einstein’s Theory …

Theory of Relativity

Dark Energy May Lurk in the Nothingness of Space

A new study may help reveal the nature of dark energy, the mysterious substance that is pushing the universe to expand outward. Dark energy may …

Space Science

Geoffrey Rush Loves to Play Rogues and Fools. A Genius, Too.

Before he caught the acting bug, Geoffrey Rush fancied himself something of a cosmologist, obsessed by space exploration and diligently studying math, physics and chemistry.<p>So you might say the stars aligned when the director Ron Howard tapped him to portray Albert Einstein in National Geographic’s …

The Arts

Can we probe the quantization of the black hole horizon with gravitational waves?

<b>Tl;dr:</b> Yes, but the testable cases aren’t the most plausible ones.<p>It’s the year 2017, but we still don’t know how space and time get along with …

Gravitational Waves

If Time Freezes At The Edge Of A Black Hole, Could Someone Theoretically Live Forever?

(Image: Creative Commons)<p><i>If time freezes at the edge of a black hole, does that mean that you could live forever if you could overcome the gravity? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p><b>Answer by</b> …

Theory of Relativity

8 Essential Steps to Unblocking Creativity

All of us have creative slumps. The question is what do we do with artistic impasses and how do we avoid eternal inertia? Is there any benefit to a …

The Truth Behind the Biggest "Eureka" Moments in Science

The Lightbulb<p>The lightbulb moment. Its presence in the retelling of scientific discovery is universal. From cartoons to documentaries, we see …

The Future

Synopsis: Restricting the Fifth Force

May 25, 2017<p>Observations of the orbits of two stars at the center of the Milky Way constrain gravitational models involving a hypothetical fifth …

Theory of Relativity

Physicists use Einstein's 'spooky' entanglement to invent super-sensitive gravitational wave detector

Scientists have long been tried to come up with new and better detectors of gravitational waves.<p>The first direct detection of gravitational waves, a …

Gravitational Waves

‘Naked Singularity’ Can Exist In 4D In A ‘Saddle’-Shaped Universe, Undermining General Relativity

If found outside a black hole, a singularity — a place where the intensity of gravity breaks down the laws of physics governing space and time — …

Theory of Relativity

Gravitational waves data suggest Goldilocks black holes are rare

For the Goldilocks black holes, with masses in between, no hard proof exists to date. Indirect evidence has been offered, but nothing unambiguous so …

Gravitational Waves

How To Be More Creative At Work

Four ways to make your office the place for original thinking<p>Offices have an uncanny ability to sap your creative energy. Even if you start the day …

Creativity

Why Tech Companies Like IBM and Amazon Brand Artificial Intelligence With Human Names

Artificial intelligence can write copy and manage programmatic media buying at warp speed. It can drive a car and even diagnose cancer. AI is …

Artificial Intelligence

Missed Your Time Goal—Again? Here’s How to Stay Motivated

That’s where I found my PR race. Yours is out there too. Feel the disappointment and then keep moving forward. Your sub-two-hour half is out there for the taking—if you are able to learn from what you’ve done. Here’s how:<p>Embrace failure<p>Reaching for a specific time goal almost always includes failed …

Marathons

Rumor Mill – Total Transformation At Lakefront Brewing, Albert Einstein, Homebrew Con and More!

Lakefront Brewing is planning a complete transformation and the 2017 Homebrew Con will be touching down soon in the Twin Cities. But that’s just some …

Do Gravitational Waves Permanently Alter the Nature of Spacetime?

On February 11th, 2016, scientists at the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) announced the first detection of gravitational …

Gravitational Waves

Is Intelligence Genetic?

Exactly what constitutes intelligence, and to what extent it is genetic, are some of the most controversial questions in science. But now a new study …

Intelligence

In Nat Geo's 'Genius,' Visualize Einstein's Theory of Relativity

After struggling for years to be recognized for his controversial scientific ideas, Albert Einstein finally reaches science celebrity status in …

Theory of Relativity

Einstein's biggest blunder turned out to explain one of the greatest scientific revelations of the 20th century

Brian Greene, Columbia University physicist and co-founder of the World Science Festival, explains how today's physicists and mathematicians use an …

Theory of Relativity

Gravitational Waves Might Leave Permanent Tears in Space-Time

Source: NASA<p>Since their first confirmed observation last year, gravitational waves have been shaking up the world of astrophysics. This time, …

Gravitational Waves

Do Not Miss 2017 Week 20

A huge miniature painted beautifully by KAHA.<p>Historical miniatures by the master hand of Kirill Kanaev.<p>The ancient technique of stipling, as …

Gravitational Waves Are Permanently Warping The Fabric of Space-Time

This could reveal strange new physics.<p>Researchers have proposed a method for detecting exotic events in physics by looking for the scars they leave …

Gravitational Waves

'Einstein' Author Walter Isaacson Says Genius Is Within Everyone's Grasp

Between the rebellious hair, incomparable mathematical aptitude, and voracious appetite for sex depicted on National Geographic’s <i>Genius</i>, it’s clear …

Creativity

Diving deep into the world of emergent gravity

Getting rid of dark matter would be a big ordeal, so we talk to the man behind the theory.<p>The Universe is a strange place. Apart from the normal …

Theory of Relativity

The Purpose-driven Brand Is Key To 21st-Century Success

A convergence of forces — from economic disruption caused by radical new technologies, the impact of the global economy, a dangerous trend toward …

Branding