Albert Einstein

10-year-old boy of Indian-origin in UK beats Einstein, Hawking in Mensa IQ test

10-year-old boy of Indian-origin in UK beats Einstein, Hawking in Mensa IQ test

Mehul Garg, also known by his nickname Mahi, decided to take the test to follow in the footsteps of his older brother, 13-year-old Dhruv Garg, who had also scored the highest score of 162 last year.

Jan 27, 2018, 07:03 AM IST
Indian scientists who contributed to Nobel Prize-winning discovery say it's 'a dream come true'

Indian scientists who contributed to Nobel Prize-winning discovery say it's 'a dream come true'

A consortium of scientists, including many from India, was a part of the gravitational waves that were first predicted by Einstein on the basis of his theory of general relativity in 1916.

Oct 04, 2017, 08:29 AM IST
Fourth gravitational wave signal detected – Five things you need to know

Fourth gravitational wave signal detected – Five things you need to know

The latest observation was made on August 14, 2017. It's the first gravitational wave signal recorded by the Virgo detector.

Sep 28, 2017, 09:56 AM IST

Start 'teach to transform' campaign on Teachers Day: PM Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday urged the nation to begin the campaign of `teach to transform, educate to empower and learn to lead` on the occasion of Teachers Day.

Aug 27, 2017, 18:00 PM IST

India-origin kid is overnight hero on British TV

A 12-year-old Indian-origin contestant on a British television show has become an overnight sensation after he answered all questions correctly.

Aug 17, 2017, 18:23 PM IST
Albert Einstein's letter may fetch over USD 15,000 at auction

Albert Einstein's letter may fetch over USD 15,000 at auction

A letter written by renowned German physicist Albert Einstein in 1919, concerning the arrangement of divorce to his wife and the education of his children, is expected to fetch over USD 15,000 at an auction.

Aug 03, 2017, 17:10 PM IST
Quantum breakthrough? Chinese scientists beam back 'entangled' photons from space

Quantum breakthrough? Chinese scientists beam back 'entangled' photons from space

Quantum entanglement, which Einstein referred to as "a spooky action at a distance," is a curious phenomenon in which particles are "linked" together in such a way that they affect one another regardless of distance. 
 

Jun 16, 2017, 11:12 AM IST

Albert Einstein's letters on quantum theory, God and Israel to be auctioned

The website of Winners auction house describes five signed letters written in English between 1951 and 1954.

Jun 13, 2017, 18:12 PM IST
Quantum experiment: Scientists to find out if human consciousness is material or immaterial

Quantum experiment: Scientists to find out if human consciousness is material or immaterial

Lucien Hardy, a theoretical physicist from the Perimeter Institute in Canada, has deviced an experiment involving quantum entanglement that could finally prove whether our minds are controlled by something that may be potentially separate from the material world.

May 26, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
Time travel a reality soon? Scientist develops model for viable time machine

Time travel a reality soon? Scientist develops model for viable time machine

 The concept of time travel first came into existence after HG Wells' 1885 book 'Time Machine', which piqued people's curiosity – and scientists have worked to solve or disprove the theory.

Apr 30, 2017, 16:30 PM IST
Letter penned by Albert Einstein in 1953 auctioned for USD 53,503!

Letter penned by Albert Einstein in 1953 auctioned for USD 53,503!

The famous physicist also wrote an opening page that says one should expect to measure a potential difference, a voltage, whose level depends on the distance from the Earth's surface.

Apr 04, 2017, 20:13 PM IST
There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

Researchers have long sought to determine how the universe's accelerated expansion is being driven.

Feb 12, 2017, 12:35 PM IST
There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

There may be an end to mystery behind Einstein's theory soon!

Researchers have long sought to determine how the universe's accelerated expansion is being driven.

Feb 12, 2017, 12:33 PM IST
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. 

Nov 29, 2016, 13:29 PM IST
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.

Aug 13, 2016, 22:19 PM IST
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.  

Jul 14, 2016, 09:39 AM IST
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.

Jun 07, 2016, 23:45 PM IST
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.

May 12, 2016, 13:39 PM IST
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.

Apr 22, 2016, 15:46 PM IST

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.

Apr 01, 2016, 05:16 AM IST