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Scientist to test predictions of Einstein`s general theory of relativity

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 18, 2013, 12:21

The European Research Council (ERC) has awarded 14 million euros to a team of European astrophysicists to construct the first accurate image of a black hole, and to test the predictions of current theories of gravity, including Einstein`s general theory of relativity.

Russian cosmonaut Sergei Krikalev becomes time-travel record holder

Last Updated: Thursday, October 24, 2013, 12:52

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.

Time travel possible but only in one direction, the future!

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 21:48

A physicist has claimed that it is possible to build a time machine, but to go only into the future.

White dwarf star contradicts theory of nature

Last Updated: Sunday, July 07, 2013, 11:29

A team of researchers has studied a distant star where gravity is more than 30,000 times greater than on Earth to test its controversial theory that one of the constants of nature is not a constant.

Einstein`s theory helps discover new exoplanet

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 10:20

A team at Tel Aviv University and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics (CfA) has just discovered an exoplanet using a new method that relies on Einstein`s special theory of relativity.

Einstein`s theory witnessed at play in far-flung star system

Last Updated: Friday, April 05, 2013, 16:24

NASA`s Kepler space telescope has witnessed the effects of a dead star bending the light of its companion star- a result of Einstein`s general theory of relativity - in binary, or double, star systems.

Albert Einstein: The Genius

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 11, 2012, 21:07

Albert Einstein’s terrific works remain substantial even today.

Einstein was right... higher you live, faster you age!

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 24, 2012, 22:04

Experts found that time really does run more quickly the higher you are - just as Einstein predicted, The Independent reported Tuesday.

Universe expanding, driven by `dark energy`

Last Updated: Friday, March 30, 2012, 18:55

The universe is expanding at exactly the speed Prof Albert Einstein has predicted - driven by "dark energy", says a new study.

CERN finds neutrinos still faster than light

Last Updated: Saturday, November 19, 2011, 09:56

The chances have risen that Einstein was wrong about a fundamental law of the universe.

Challenging Einstein is usually a losing venture

Last Updated: Saturday, September 24, 2011, 10:04

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

Is it possible to travel faster than light?

Last Updated: Friday, September 23, 2011, 18:18

Albert Einstein`s 1905 theory of relativity is one of the most fundamental pillars of physics but now scientists say his conclusion that nothing can travel faster than light could be proven wrong.