Topic: Albert Einstein
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin described election protesters as seeking 'Brownian motion.' Here's what the obscure term means.
12/27/2011 02:34 pm
Scientists at Switzerland's CERN research center threatened to turn physics upside down in September, when they measured a neutrino traveling at faster-than-light speeds. But now a new experiment by researchers in Italy suggests that the particles are actually obeying the cosmic speed limit.
11/21/2011 12:33 pm
The Arab League has given Syria an ultimatum: end the violence, or face sanctions. But can sanctions sway a government already under heavy pressure?
11/17/2011 08:50 am
Steve Jobs: the genius rebel who saw the world – computers included – differently from the rest of us.
11/01/2011 03:56 pm
Companies that analyze behavior on social media networks such as Facebook and Twitter, can assign users an 'influence score' that basically rates how extroverted they are. I fear that an employer, looking at a low score, would miss the next Larry Page, the introvert CEO of Google.
10/07/2011 12:15 pm
Three astronomers will share the Nobel prize in physics, for their finding that the universe's post-Big Bang expansion is neither slowing nor retreating, but is speeding up.
10/04/2011 02:01 pm
European scientists are shocked by an experiment that showed neutrino particles moving faster than light. The result, if confirmed, could challenge Einstein's signature theory on relativity or point to a universe of more than four dimensions.
09/22/2011 09:25 pm
Apple under Steve Jobs launched iconic toys and tools and software, so successful in form and function that competitors stood in awe and customers lined up overnight for the latest gadget.
08/25/2011 08:45 pm
Whether it's swinging on a pendulum or riding a rocket tricycle, the former MIT professor, now on YouTube, finds different ways to assist students as they study the laws of physics.
07/27/2011 11:00 am
Modern theoretical physics owes its survival, in part, to the counterculture movement of the 1960s and ’70s.
07/19/2011 08:05 am