Thursday, Sep 29, 2022

albert einstein


NASA's latest study to test gravity confirms Einstein’s theory, dark energy remains an enigma

August 28, 2022 6:10 pm

The Dark Energy Survey has so far measured the shapes of over 100 million galaxies, and the observations match what's predicted by Einstein's theory so far, leaving no explanation for dark energy.

Einstein notes with sketches of relativity theory sold in Paris auction for $13 million

November 24, 2021 2:37 pm

The notes had been kept in the custody of the Swiss physicist Michele Besso, a close friend and academic partner of Einstein's, who co-authored the work between 1913 and 1914.

Handwritten example of famous Einstein equation gets $1.2M

May 22, 2021 12:17 pm

The one-page handwritten letter in German to Polish American physicist Ludwik Silberstein is dated Oct 26, 1946.

Handwritten example of famous Einstein equation gets $1.2 million

May 22, 2021 10:07 am

The equation --  energy equals mass times the speed of light squared -- changed physics by demonstrating that time was not absolute and that mass and energy were equivalent.

Explained: What is Einsteinium, the mysterious element named after Albert Einstein?

February 10, 2021 8:28 am

With a new study published in the journal Nature last week, for the first time, researchers have been able to characterise some of the properties of the element.

On Mahatma Gandhi's 150 birth anniversary, PM Modi proposes 'Einstein Challenge'

October 03, 2019 7:19 am

Writing in The New York Times, Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled Albert Einstein's famous words on Gandhi, “Generations to come will scarce believe that such a one as this ever in flesh and blood walked upon this earth.”

Meet the scientists: Albert Einstein was wrong, Ravan had 24 aircraft

January 08, 2019 9:31 am

At the Indian Science Congress, Kannan Jegathala Krishnan, dismissed the work of Albert Einstein, Isaac Newton and Stephen Hawking and claimed that this century will belong to him

Einstein, Newton 'misled' the world: Unaware of controversial remarks by two speakers, say organisers

January 06, 2019 6:11 am

The two speakers were Dr Kannan Jegathala Krishnan, whose designation in the conference manual is mentioned as ‘senior research scientist and coordinator’ at World Community Service Centre at Aliyar in Tamil Nadu, and Prof G Nageswara Rao, Vice-Chancellor, Andhra University.

Einstein's 'God Letter' auctioned for nearly $3 million

December 05, 2018 12:33 pm

"The word God is for me nothing but the expression and product of human weakness, the Bible a collection of venerable but still primitive legends," Einstein wrote in the letter.

Einstein's letter rejecting God set to go on sale at Christie's

December 03, 2018 7:26 pm

Einstein's letter, written in German, caused a sensation when it first went public at an auction sale in 2008. It is now expected to sell for between $1 million and $1.5 million.


So, what is 'nationalism'? Here's what Tagore, Einstein, Orwell, etc, had to say

February 22, 2016 6:42 pm

12 quotes on nationalism that are bound to make you think about which side of the 'anti-nationalism' debate are you on.

Gravitational Waves: The story in photos

February 12, 2016 1:45 pm

Scientists finally detected gravitational waves, the ripples in the fabric of space-time that Einstein predicted a century ago.


USA: Gravitational waves from black holes discovered

February 12, 2016 10:24 am

Gravitational waves detected, Einstein vindicated after 100 yrs