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Basketball Einstein

Lebron James is a genius. you may be thinking that "genius athlete" is some kind of contradiction. Suggesting that athletes are as cerebral as physicists solving...

Einstein and the Suicide Star

It’s one thing to discover a new star, quite another to find one that hurtles through space as if it’s in a hurry to get somewhere. But try this for a scientific...

Dark Energy: Was Einstein Right After All?

You've probably never heard of a galaxy known as NGC 6264, and you've surely never given it a whole lot of thought. But the distant star cluster has just...

Important Discoveries in Cosmology

ALBERT EINSTEIN when: 1916 what he did: Introduced the "cosmological constant," a form of antigravity, to make general relativity agree with...

Einstein & Faith

He was slow in learning how to talk. "My parents were so worried," he later recalled, "that they consulted a doctor." Even after he had begun using words,...

The Intimate Life of A. Einstein

The last remaining trove of Albert Einstein's personal family letters is being opened to the public this week. They had been closely held by his stepdaughter...

It's All Relative

This year marks the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's special theory of relativity and the 50th anniversary of his death. Both events are being commemorated...

Barbie to Baby Einstein: Get Over It

Who would win in a fight, Baby Einstein or Barbie? Baby Einstein isn't a character. He's just a brand. So that imaginary fight wouldn't be a fistfight. It'd be a...