The famed physicist would later denounce racism, but his diaries reveal shocking reflections from when he was a young man.
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.
A new book investigates the truth behind famous quotations that have been wrongly attributed, misremembered, garbled in translation—or are flat-out fake.
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.
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Check out six illuminating facts about Albert Einstein’s revolutionary theory.
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.
Einstein’s groundbreaking scientific ideas made his name a synonym for genius, but he was also famous for his pacifist views and support of the civil rights movement. Explore nine surprising facts about one of the towering minds of the 20th century.