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Einstein Had No Clue His Lover Was a Suspected Russian Spy
June 23, 2017

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Third Black-Hole Merger Proves (Yet Again) That Einstein Was Right
June 2, 2017

Astronomers have detected gravitational waves for the third time in less than two years, after two black holes merged to create a single massive void weighing 49 times as much as the sun. Read More

Here Are 6 Things Albert Einstein Never Said
April 7, 2017

A new book investigates the truth behind famous quotations that have been wrongly attributed, misremembered, garbled in translation—or are flat-out fake. Read More

Vulcan: The Famous Planet that Never Existed
October 21, 2016

For several decades in the 19th century, many of the world’s top astronomers believed that a hypothetical planet called “Vulcan” existed in our solar system. Read More

6 Things You Might Not Know About Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity
March 18, 2016

Check out six illuminating facts about Albert Einstein’s revolutionary theory. Read More

Scientists Detect Gravitational Waves, Just Like Einstein Predicted
March 9, 2016

Scientists recently announced they had detected gravitational waves produced by the collision of two massive black holes, confirming the theory proposed by Albert Einstein 100 years ago. Read More

Einstein Letters Fetch More Than $420K at Auction
June 16, 2015

More than two dozen letters written by famed physicist Albert Einstein sold at auction this week, bringing in a total of some $420,625. Read More

Einstein’s Relativity Theory Passes Tough Test
April 26, 2013

A rare binary star system has put Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity to its most challenging test to date. Read More