Albert Einstein

Veteran mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh, who challenged Einstein's theory, dies

Veteran mathematician Vashishtha Narayan Singh, who challenged Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, died at a hospital in Bihar's Patna on Thursday morning, after prolonged illness. Aged 74, Singh, died at the Patna Medical College and Hospital(PMCH).

Nov 14, 2019, 14:15 PM IST

Scientists confirm Einstein's supermassive black hole theory

A team of international scientists observing a star in the Milky Way have for the first time confirmed Einstein’s 100-year-old general theory of what happens to the motion of a star passing close to a supermassive black hole.

Jul 31, 2018, 10:50 AM IST

Albert Einstein's travel diaries reveal racially offensive views

"Chinese don't sit on benches while eating but squat like Europeans do when they relieve themselves out in the leafy woods. All this occurs quietly and demurely.

Jun 17, 2018, 15:21 PM IST

Stephen Hawking claimed Vedas theory superior to Albert Einstein's e=mc^2 theory of relativity: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan

Vardhan, who was addressing the inaugural session of the 105th Indian Science Congress here, however, parried questions on the source of the information.

Mar 16, 2018, 19:03 PM IST

Stephen Hawking and Albert Einstein share a significant date

The two famous physicists who in their own inspiring ways changed the way we see the universe, share the significant date.

Mar 14, 2018, 15:56 PM IST

Albert Einstein's 139th birth anniversary: Interesting facts about the renowned physicist

Renowned German physicist Albert Einstein is best known for giving the world's most famous equation, mass energy equivalence formula E=mc2.

Mar 14, 2018, 12:24 PM IST

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'

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

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

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 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

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

 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!

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!

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!

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

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