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Physicists challenge Einstein's view on speed of light

Physicists challenge Einstein's view on speed of light

One of greatest scientists ever, Albert Einstein belived that the speed of light was constant in a vacuum. 

Scientists closer to studying Einstein's confusion

Scientists closer to studying Einstein's confusion

Amid the intense preparations for the launch of China's first quantum communication satellite, scientists hope it can help unravel one of the strangest phenomena in quantum physics -- quantum entanglement.

Revealed: Black hole makes material wobble around it!

Revealed: Black hole makes material wobble around it!

The discovery solves a mystery that has eluded astronomers for more than 30 years, and will help scientists understand more about the behavior of matter very close to black holes.  

ESA's gravitational spacecraft LISA Pathfinder passes big test!

ESA's gravitational spacecraft LISA Pathfinder passes big test!

The LISA Pathfinder mission was designed to demonstrate technology needed to build a space-based gravitational wave observatory.

Einstein's general theory of relativity still valid: Japanese scientists

Einstein's general theory of relativity still valid: Japanese scientists

To test Einstein's theory, researchers used “FastSound Survey” data on more than 3,000 distant galaxies to analyze their velocities and clustering.

Gravitational waves 'sixth sense' to understand universe: US-based Indian researchers

Gravitational waves 'sixth sense' to understand universe: US-based Indian researchers

The gravitational waves were detected on September 14, 2015, by both of the twin LIGO detectors, located in Livingston, Louisiana, and Hanford, Washington.

India to become central point to LIGO project

 India is set to become a central point in Albert Einstein`s recently proved gravitational waves theory following an agreement signed between India`s department of atomic energy and the US`s National Science Foundation on Thursday.

LIGO's twin black holes may have been born inside single star

LIGO's twin black holes may have been born inside single star

On September 14 last year, the Laser LIGO in the US detected gravitational waves from the merger of two black holes 29 and 36 times the mass of the Sun. 

5D black hole may 'break' Einstein's general relativity

5D black hole may 'break' Einstein's general relativity

A singularity is a point where gravity is so intense that space, time, and the laws of physics, break down.

Gravitational waves: World's third LIGO facility to be built in India!

Gravitational waves: World's third LIGO facility to be built in India!

The proposal, known as LIGO-India project (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory in India), is piloted by Department of Atomic Energy and Department of Science and Technology (DST).  

Go, LIGO-India go where no one has gone before!

Go, LIGO-India go where no one has gone before!

There is a scientific plan pending since 2011 for setting up a third detector and the first outside the US, in India.

Decoded: How particles 'fall' in love this Valentine's

Scientists consider Bell's theorem an important foundation for modern physics.

DNA: Gravitational waves detected, proving Einstein right!

An international collaboration of scientists, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, has announced the first detection of gravitational waves, ripples in the fabric of space and time that carry information about the cosmos.

Did this Indian scientist predict gravitational waves thirty years ago?

Did this Indian scientist predict gravitational waves thirty years ago?

Dhurandhar, who was one of the 1,000 key scientists involved in detecting the gravitational waves, suggested the existence of these weak waves as early as 1980s.

Gravitational waves discovery elates Indian scientists

Gravitational waves discovery elates Indian scientists

According to the city-based International Centre for Theoretical Sciences (ICTS), gravitational waves carry information about their origins and the nature of gravity.

Italian scientist first to spot gravitational waves, claims report

Italian scientist first to spot gravitational waves, claims report

Scientists working with the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) on Thursday announced the detection of gravitational waves.

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Gravitational waves discovery can let scientists travel back in time?

Gravitational waves discovery can let scientists travel back in time?

Now, scientists are hopeful to carry out more successful attempts by launching projects into space to capture the gravitational waves.  

'With gravitational wave detection, we can now listen to the stars'

'With gravitational wave detection, we can now listen to the stars'

The LIGO observatories were conceived, built and are operated by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

What are gravitational waves and why should you care?

What are gravitational waves and why should you care?

The physics world is abuzz ahead of a hotly anticipated announcement Thursday concerning the quest to track down gravitational waves. But what are they, and why should you care?