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 informa

Feb 13, 2016, 00:30 AM IST
Rare space radio signals to better test Einstein's theory

Rare space radio signals to better test Einstein's theory

Fast Radio Bursts travel through space as waves of photon particles.

Jan 01, 2016, 21:51 PM IST
ISL: Even Einstein can't figure out our semis hopes, says Mumbai coach

ISL: Even Einstein can't figure out our semis hopes, says Mumbai coach

With the chances of his team qualifying for the semi-finals looking extremely bleak, Mumbai City FC coach Peter Reid on Saturday said even Einstein would have a problem figuring out how his team will make it to the play-offs.

Dec 06, 2014, 22:07 PM IST

Gravitational Lensing helps discover Dark Matter distribution in Universe

Gravitational lensing is the most direct technique that can help reveal the principal mass component of the Universe, Dark Matter distribution, which makes up about 80% of the mass budget.

Jul 16, 2014, 14:43 PM IST

New algorithm can help us `see` the time

Time flies but can we see how time moves? Researchers believe a new algorithm can - with roughly 80 percent accuracy - determine whether a given snippet of video is playing backward or forward.

Jun 20, 2014, 12:08 PM IST

Scientists perfect `quantum teleportation` for first time ever

A team of Dutch researchers have perfected "unconditional quantum teleportation" for first time ever by teleporting data.

May 30, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev becomes time-travel record holder

Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev has spent more time in orbit around the Earth than anyone else, which amounts to 803 days, 9 hours and 39 minutes.

Oct 24, 2013, 12:52 PM IST

Bible signed by Einstein sells for $68,500 in NYC

A Bible signed by Albert Einstein has sold for USD 68,500 at an auction in New York City.

Jun 28, 2013, 09:43 AM IST

`12-year-old Indian schoolgirl has higher IQ than Einstein`

A 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in UK has stunned everyone after she scored an incredible 162 on her IQ test - even higher than Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

Mar 06, 2013, 00:04 AM IST

`Daydream to be like Einstein, Newton`

Some of the most important scientific breakthroughs ever made by scientists including Einstein and Newton came about as the geniuses allowed their minds to wander, researchers say.

Nov 25, 2012, 20:40 PM IST

Maths to make faster than light travel possible?

Einstein`s theory holds that nothing can move faster than the speed of light, but Australian researchers have developed new mathematical formulas that allow for travel beyond this limit.

Oct 11, 2012, 13:06 PM IST

Three countries to host world`s biggest radio telescope

South Africa, Australia and New Zealand have decided to host the biggest radio telescope ever built that will sweep the sky for answers to the major outstanding questions in astronomy.

May 26, 2012, 19:26 PM IST

Einstein`s love letters, documents go online

A website launched by a university in Israel has catalogued more than 80,000 of Albert Einstein`s collected papers and notes and personal correspondence, including love letters.

Mar 20, 2012, 19:08 PM IST

CERN to report probable Higgs sighting this week

Scientists predicted that sighting of the first strong signs of a particle vital to support Einstein`s ideas on the working of the universe will be reported Tuesday.

Dec 12, 2011, 10:14 AM IST

Einstein’s speed of light put to test once again

According to Einstein, the cosmic speed limit is 186,282 miles per second - the speed of light.

Oct 29, 2011, 16:57 PM IST

Challenging Einstein is usually a losing venture

Betting against Einstein and his theory of relativity is a way to go broke.

Sep 24, 2011, 10:04 AM IST

Gamma-ray observations challenge physics

Now, the European Space Agency``s (ESA) Integral gamma-ray observatory has placed stringent new limits on the size of these quantum ‘grains’ in space, showing them to be much smaller than some quantum gravity ideas would suggest.

Jul 01, 2011, 17:13 PM IST

Einstein`s archives to be digitized

Over 80,000 documents at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem would now be digitised.

Mar 15, 2011, 13:31 PM IST

Einstein’s skull X-ray fetches £24K at auction

An X-ray of Albert Einstein’s skull has fetched 24,000 pounds.

Dec 07, 2010, 12:01 PM IST

8 Brit boys who have the same IQ as Einstein

Eight boys at King``s School in Grantham, Lincs have the same IQ as genius Albert Einstein.

Sep 22, 2010, 13:04 PM IST