August 6, 2012 Would you rather be a great scientist or a great artist? What knowledge do you thirst for most? Is it the grounded examinations of facts and reality that science offers, or the wild, unpredictable adventures of the human soul?
June 20, 2012 What happens inside a black hole? Do the laws of Nature go haywire? A new NASA mission may shed some light into Nature's most enigmatic objects.
A detail from what is thought to be one of only three existing manuscripts containing Einstein's most famous formula about the relationship between energy, mass and the speed of light — in his handwriting.
March 19, 2012 They include work related to his most famous formula — E=mc² — and personal papers, such as letters to and from his former mistresses.
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March 14, 2012 The sky this month is filled with wonders. A few centuries ago, people would be panicking, thinking the end was near. Now, we have reason to celebrate.
A 2010 light installation entitled 'Speed of Light' in London.
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November 18, 2011 Scientists in Italy say they've got more evidence. If so, it challenges Einstein's theory of relativity.
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