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If a time traveler assassinated Albert Einstein before he figured out that E=mc², would we still have atomic weapons?
Making waves in the physics community.
From Mark Zuckerberg to Neil deGrasse Tyson
The electrical signals emitted by the autistic brain paint a much more precise picture of the disorder.
60 years ago this week, the modern solar cell came into being. Here's how.
Early appearances by Albert Einstein, Nikola Tesla, Ernest Rutherford, and other notable 20th-century scientists
Dark energy, gravitational waves, and black holes may be just the beginning
Despite numerous challenges to the theory, it remains foundational
The European Space Agency's Automated Transfer Vehicle completes its mission dramatically.
Cosmologists hope for a field-rocking announcement next week.
Six photos in honor of the 61st anniversary of his death
PopSci learns, over the decades, that cocaine anesthesia, radioactive drinking water, and cryogenic cancer treatments are actually not good for your health
Did history's best-known genius hate Mondays?
How a young woman's correspondence with the Nobel laureate changed her life forever
2+ Discoveries / 12 Months = Annus mirabilis
In the latest issue of Nature, Dean Keith Simonton argues that modern science is just building on what's already known, rather than upending what we think we know.
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A new study compares Einstein's corpus callosum with those of mere mortals.
Everyone got mad at the Germans.
Oxford scientist to create a green, no-electricity refrigerator based on an aged Einstein patent
Looking at a century of so-called progress
The influential architect, who once proposed a traveling space station to memorialize Albert Einstein, died today.