Albert Einstein

How Geoffrey Rush talked himself into playing Einstein

If not now, when?<p>That’s what Geoffrey Rush says he asked himself when Ron Howard wanted him to play Albert Einstein in a new National Geographic …

Physics

‘Genius’ Stars Geoffrey Rush & Johnny Flynn On Their Shared Task Of Humanizing Albert Einstein — Tribeca Studio

In film and television, it’s common to see characters at various ages and stages of their lives, portrayed by different actors—but, in the vein of …

Hollywood

Genius review – Geoffrey Rush impresses as an unexpectedly racy Albert Einstein

National Geographic, in its first scripted TV drama, gives the physicist’s life sassy, whip-smart on-screen treatment<p>The first time we catch a glimpse of Geoffrey Rush as Albert Einstein in Genius – National Geographic’s inaugural foray into scripted drama – the larger-than-life theoretical …

Film (UK)

Review: ‘Genius,’ a Portrait of the Man Behind the Equation

National Geographic, a network hoping to fashion itself a new image, has invested quite a lot in “Genius,” its first scripted series, which begins on Tuesday night. The commitment has paid off admirably.<p>Judging from the first two episodes, this is a skillfully acted, richly detailed historical show …

TV

‘Genius’ on National Geographic: 6 things to know about the Albert Einstein drama

So many of us know about Albert Einstein — or we like to think we know about him.<p>Story continues below<p>One of the most likely things to first pop into …

TV

Albert Einstein's theory of monogamy

Albert Einstein's theory of relativity is known around the world, sparked vigorous scientific debate and transformed theoretical physics and …

Physics

You don't have to be a 'Genius' to like Albert Einstein drama

Ron Howard directs Geoffrey Rush in "Genius", National Geographic's smart, entertaining drama unraveling the passions and politics that shaped Albert Einstein.<p>What do you picture when you think of a "genius"? You might imagine an eccentric figure in a tweed jacket throwing out ideas as wild as his …

Physics

Peace on Earth: A Cosmic Perspective

Why many leading peace advocates have been scientists<p>Throughout history, some of the most active advocates for peace have been scientists. Albert …

Cosmology

What made Einstein a 'Genius'?

Star Geoffrey Rush and the creators of National Geographic's "Genius" reveal what makes a mind like Albert Einstein's so unique in this exclusive video.<p>Transcript<p>[MUSIC] What does genius mean to me? I think there are many brilliant people in the world. Many people who are very, very intelligent. So …

Physics

Genius Bot: Chat with 'Einstein' Via Facebook Messenger

On April 25, National Geographic Channel will launch its first scripted television show, "Genius," about the life of Albert Einstein. But before that …

Physics

The Trad vs Prog Education Debate — A Bad Case of Attention Blindness

The Trad vs Prog Education Debate — A Bad Case of Attention Blindness<p><b>“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree,</b> …

Education

A genuinely good drama about that rascal genius Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was a rogue and roué, a man open to a life of sensual pleasure.<p>When we first meet him in <i>Genius</i> (starts Tuesday, National Geographic Channel at 9 p.m.) he is, shall we say, shtupping his much younger assistant Betty with gusto in an empty classroom in Berlin. It’s the 1920s and …

TV

'Genius' TV series shows drama of Albert Einstein's life

NEW YORK:Philosopher, humanitarian and physicist Albert Einstein is the subject of new TV series "Genius," which delves into the drama and passion of …

TV

‘Genius’ Cast and Crew Tout Albert Einstein, Predict Historical Figure For Season 2

Albert Einstein was the man of the hour at the premiere of National Geographic’s first-ever scripted series, “Genius,” at New York City’s Tribeca …

TV

10 Amazing Life Lessons You Can Learn From Albert Einstein

Everyone is familiar with the work of Albert Einstein, and he has long been regarded as one of the greatest scientists in recorded history.<p>While his …

Self-improvement

Top 10 Smartest People in That Ever Lived

<b>Galileo Galilei</b><p>A man who could build Telescopes, directive mediums for Military and to have had an engineering mindset that revolutionized science …

Physics

What Legendary People Have Said About Money

This curated post is authored by Jane Hwangbo, Founder, Mission Over Money, California<p>Image Credit – Forbes<p>You don’t need to be a genius to do …

Success

Scientists get a rare view of a type Ia supernova magnified 50 times

For the first time, astronomers have caught a type Ia supernova being magnified by more than 50 times and split into four images in the night sky thanks to gravitational lensing.<p>The discovery, described in the journal Science, could help scientists get a better handle on the rate of expansion of …

Gravitational Waves

GENIUS is a Relatively Great Look at the Real Albert Einstein (Review)

If you’ve ever been on a long road trip, there’s a solid chance you’ve seen Albert Einstein, tongue impishly stuck out, staring down at you from a …

Physics

You Can Chat With Albert Einstein’s Facebook Bot Alter-Ego

Albert Einstein is on Facebook, and he’s ready to chat. As a promotion for its new show, <i>Genius</i>, the National Geographic Channel has created an Albert …

Cool Stuff

NatGeo’s ‘Genius’ Cast, Crew on How Einstein’s Life Parallels Current Headlines

While season one of “Genius” gives insight into the life of legendary physicist Albert Einstein, who died in 1955, cast and crew at the London …

Physics

Computer model helps explain how LIGO's black holes formed

In February 2016, researchers at the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (aLIGO) in the US announced a ground-breaking …

Gravitational Waves

Recommended Reading: Clocks Hate Other Clocks – Thanks To Quantum Uncertainty, The More Accurate A Clock Is, The Less Accurate Nearby Clocks Are

Thursday April 20, 2017<p>The closer you look at reality, the weirder it tends to look, especially if you're using the twin lenses of general relativity …

Theory of Relativity

Genius cast, crew talk Einstein's 'sex appeal' and 'history repeating itself'

This week marks 62 years since the death of one of the most famous figures of all time, Nobel Prize-winning physicist, Albert Einstein. But National Geographic’s debut scripted series, <i>Genius —</i> which centers on the man beneath that impressive head of hair — seems surprisingly relevant in today’s …

TV

Synopsis: Turning up the Ringdown

April 20, 2017<p>Stacking up gravitational-wave “ringdown” signals from a set of black hole mergers increases the sensitivity of the signals to black …

Gravitational Waves

What is a rogue wave and is it possible to predict where and when one will strike a yacht?

The first oceanographer to define a wave as ‘freak’ was Laurence Draper, a man who preferred to do his science on dry land rather than at sea.<p>While …

Gravitational Waves

Is ‘Genius’ Canceled Or Renewed For Season 2?

National Geographic’s first-ever scripted series, “Genius,” has yet to make its world premiere next week, but the network has already renewed the …

TV

Gravitational waves, black holes, and astronomy without light

On 25 September 2015 scientists at the LIGO experiment detected something that no human had ever seen before: a gravitational wave. This wave was …

Gravitational Waves

Genius Review: Nat Geo Gives Einstein the Brainy Biopic He Deserves

National Geographic’s new scripted anthology <i>Genius</i> — premiering next Tuesday, April 25 at 9/8c — brings to mind a puzzling query: Why have we never …

Physics

'Genius': TV Review | Tribeca 2017

National Geographic's first scripted series features Geoffrey Rush and Johnny Flynn doing strong dual work as Albert Einstein.<p>Like time or space, …

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