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Nov 25, 2015 12:15 AM ET // Irene Klotz
A century after Albert Einstein unveiled a new concept to explain gravity, his so-called general relativity theory remains fertile ground for scientific observations and experiments.
Nov 24, 2015 06:20 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Exactly 100 years ago on Nov. 25, 2015, physicist Albert Einstein, then 36, presented a fourth and final lecture to the Prussian Academy of Sciences about his new general theory of relativity.
Nov 24, 2015 07:00 AM ET // Ian O'Neill
To celebrate 100 years since Einstein formulated his theory of general relativity, we celebrate the beautiful observations created by a spacetime phenomenon known as gravitational lensing.
Nov 2, 2015 03:25 PM ET // Alyssa Danigelis
If this physics professor succeeds, we could use streams of neutron spins to transmit binary code back to the past. Continue reading →
Oct 29, 2015 01:15 PM ET
Scientists are taking initial steps in a long-term effort to learn as much as they can about gravitational waves -- mysterious undulations in the fabric of space-time that have so far evaded clear detection.
Oct 20, 2015 12:30 PM ET // Nola Taylor Redd, Contributor
Science fiction literature is full of stories in which tunnels in space-time — known as wormholes — are used for time travel. How much fact lies within the fiction? The answer is, more than you might think.
Oct 7, 2015 02:55 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
Our universe is actually really simple, it's just our cosmological theories that are getting needlessly complex, argues one of the world's leading theoretical physicists.
Sep 19, 2015 03:39 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
After undergoing a 5-year upgrade, the world's most powerful gravitational wave detector is back online and hunting for the tiniest of tiny fluctuations in spacetime.
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