Albert Einstein

  • Paris Hilton compares herself with Albert Einstein 1 week ago

    Los Angeles: Socialite Paris Hilton has revealed that her zodiac sign, Aquarius, has some kind of cosmic link to the German physicist Albert Einstein. Einstein, according to the calendar, was a Pisces and not an Aquarian, reported Us magazine. "We are social butterflies, humanitarians, geniuses: Einstein was one," she said. The...
  • Astronomers discover echoes from expansion after Big Bang March 18, 2014

    New York: Astronomers announced on Monday that they had discovered what many consider the holy grail of their field: ripples in the fabric of space-time that are echoes of the massive expansion of the universe that took place just after the Big Bang. Predicted by Albert Einstein nearly a century ago,...
  • Four-year-old UK boy has same IQ as Einstein March 13, 2014

    A four-year-old boy in the UK, believed to have the same IQ as physicist Albert Einstein, has become the youngest member of an exclusive genius club which has just 85 members worldwide. Sherwyn Sarabi, from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, stunned psychologists after scoring more than 160 in an IQ test. Already a member...
  • New intra-vaginal ring may prevent HIV in women September 29, 2013

    A new easy-to-use intra-vaginal ring filled with an anti-retroviral drug could be extremely effective at preventing the deadly HIV in women, a new study has found. The ring is easy to use, long lasting, and recently has demonstrated a 100 per cent success rate protecting primates from the simian immunodeficiency virus...
  • New York college claims Vitamin C kills drug resistant tuberculosis June 4, 2013

    Mumbai: An unexpected discovery at a New York medical college reveals that Vitamin C can kill drug resistant forms of tuberculosis. This comes as a huge relief for India as the country grapples with the world's fifth highest TB deaths. The discovery has the potential to change the way tuberculosis,...
  • 12-year-old Indian schoolgirl has IQ higher than Einstein March 5, 2013

    London: 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. Neha Ramu, daughter of an Indian doctor couple, achieved a score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test - the highest score...
  • More than one brain behind Einstein's equation 'E=mc2'? January 27, 2013

    Washington: A little known Austrian physicist may have contributed to Einstein's famous equation E=mc2, US scientists have claimed. In a study to be published in the European Physical Journal H, Stephen Boughn from Haverford College in Pensylvannia and Tony Rothman from Princeton University in New Jersey argue how Austrian physicist...
  • Einstein's brain average sized but 'complicated' November 28, 2012

    London: Physicist Albert Einstein's brain, though of average size, contained an unusually high number of folds which may have provided the genius with the ability to think in "extraordinary ways", scientists claim. The Nobel Prize-winning scientist's brain was divided into 240 blocks and distributed to researchers after his death in...
  • Scientists decode why Einstein was a genius November 16, 2012

    Washington: Physicist Albert Einstein's brain had an "extraordinary" prefrontal cortex - unlike those of most people - which may have contributed to his remarkable genius, a new study has claimed. According to the study led by Florida State University evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk, portions of Einstein's brain have been found to...
  • Third of UK children think Einstein is a reality TV star October 29, 2012

    London: A third of primary school children in the UK believe Albert Einstein is a reality TV star and one-fourth of them think Stephen Hawking is a hairdresser, a new study has found. However, 68 per cent were correctly able to identify Mark Zuckerberg as the founder of social networking...
  • 12-year-old UK girl's IQ higher than Einstein October 5, 2012

    London: With an IQ of 162, a 12-year-old schoolgirl in UK has been rated brainier than even Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. Olivia Manning, from Liverpool, has been accepted into Mensa, the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world after she got a score of 162 in an...
  • Einstein's brain is now an interactive iPad app September 25, 2012

    Chicago: The brain that revolutionised physics now can be downloaded as an app for $9.99. But it won't help you win at Angry Birds. While Albert Einstein's genius isn't included, an exclusive iPad application launched on Tuesday promises to make detailed images of his brain more accessible to scientists than ever...
  • The higher you live, the faster you age July 25, 2012

    London:) The true nature of Albert Einstein's theory that time is a relative concept and the higher you live above sea level, the faster you should age, has been demonstrated with the world's most accurate clock for the first time. Experts found that time really does run more quickly the higher...
  • Did Albert Einstein starve his wife of sex? May 1, 2012

    London: Prof Albert Einstein, who laid down major fundamentals in physics, may have starved his wife of sex by demanding her to obey a cruel list of rules, a new book has claimed. According to the book, titled 'Einstein: His Life and Universe', the scientist barred his wife Mileva Maric from...
  • Einstein's love letters, documents go online March 20, 2012

    Jerusalem: 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. The website's launch - marked simultaneously in Israel, at The Einstein Papers Project at the California Institute of Technology, and at Israeli embassies worldwide...
  • Original Einstein manuscripts to go online March 19, 2012

    Jerusalem: All 80,000 items in Albert Einstein's archives, including personal correspondence with half a dozen lovers and a poignant postcard to his ailing mother, are going online. The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, which owns the Einstein collection, is slowly uploading high resolution photographs of scientific papers, letters on social issues including...
  • Was Einstein wrong or was the cable loose? February 23, 2012

    Geneva/Chicago: The world of science was upended last year when an experiment appeared to show one of Einstein's fundamental theories was wrong - but now the lab behind it says the result could have been caused by a loose cable. Physicists at the CERN research institute near Geneva appeared to contradict...
  • Kerala varsity wanted Albert Einstein to be VC January 3, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Decades before India embarked on its quest for superpower status, the tiny princely state of Travancore aimed it high in higher education and even made an unsuccessful bid to enlist the services of great physicist Albert Einstein as Vice Chancellor of its fledgling university for a monthly pay of...
  • Scientists prove Einstein's theory of relativity wrong? November 20, 2011

    Scientists, who in September said they discovered sub-atomic particles can travel faster than light, have fine tuned their experiment and the result seems to confirm the startling finding. ...
  • Scientists find particles faster than light September 24, 2011

    New Delhi: Nothing travels faster than light, that is one of Physics' most basic laws. Now scientists say they have seen something that can and that can prove that Einstein could actually have been wrong. Scientists at the CERN Nuclear research centre in Geneva fired neutrinos, which are tiny sub atomic...
  • Einstein's manuscript at Shanghai expo May 7, 2010

    Beijing: Two pages of the original manuscript of Albert Einstein's landmark Theory of Relativity are on display at the Israeli pavilion in the Shanghai World Expo. Israeli Minister of Finance Yuval Steinitz announced the display of the pages at a ceremony marking the Jewish state's National Pavilion Day Thursday. The two pages,...
  • Bose: The Indian behind the Big Bang experiment | 1st protons fired | Pics September 10, 2008

    London: Of the three main past and present physicists behind the landmark proton-smashing experiment in Geneva on Wednesday, one has a Nobel Prize, the other is waiting to find out if he has one, and the third never got one. The third man is the Bose of the Higgs-boson experiment -...
  • Einstein's paradox solved by Indian? February 18, 2007

    Houston: An Indian American professor of electrical and computer engineering at Louisiana State University has claimed to have solved Einstein's twin paradox, known as one of the most enduring puzzles of modern-day physics. First suggested by Albert Einstein more than 100 years ago, the paradox deals with the effects of time...