Albert Einstein

Dark Matter

A New Theory Unifies Dark Matter and Dark Energy as a ‘Dark Fluid’ With Negative Mass

Can one of Einstein’s forgotten theories solve the riddle of why 95 percent of the stuff in the universe appears to be missing?
Daniel Oberhaus
12.6.18
Space

A Black Hole Has Been Shredding a Star Twice the Size of the Sun for 10 Years

Astronomers have been watching the full fallout of a tidal disruption event for years.
Becky Ferreira
6.14.18
atomic clocks

Physicists Used Atomic Clocks to Test Einstein’s Theory of Relativity in a 14-Year Experiment

A foundational thought experiment in Einstein’s theory of general relativity just got its most precise confirmation ever by turning the entire Earth into a laboratory.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.4.18
optical art

Do You See Marilyn Monroe or Albert Einstein in this Optical Illusion?

You can use this Einstein/Monroe illusion to determine how bad your eyes are.
Beckett Mufson
7.4.17
einstein was right

Two Black Holes Ate Each Other and Rippled the Fabric of Spacetime

Again.
Lisa Cumming
6.1.17
Art

Watch The Mechanics Behind Time Travel

The effects of time dilation on various spacecraft is visualized in Chomko & Rosier's 'Relative Clocks.'
Kevin Holmes
11.11.16
Einstein

Scientists Built a ‘Mini Black Hole’ Out of Sound Waves

A tabletop black hole emits what looks like Hawking radiation.
Paul Tadich
8.15.16
tech

An Astrophysicist Explains That Whole Deal with the Colliding Black Holes and Gravity Waves

Professor Alan Duffy explains the method behind the gravitational scientific discovery
Maddison Connaughton
2.12.16
Science

This Is What a Gravitational Wave Sounds Like

It’s the heartbeat of spacetime.
Becky Ferreira
2.11.16
Science

Einstein’s Last Great Unproven Theory May Well Be Resolved Tomorrow

We are about 99.9999 percent sure gravitational waves have been detected. GET HYPE.
Becky Ferreira
2.10.16
video

A Teen Won $400k for His Video Explaining Special Relativity

Time dilation, how does it work?
Clinton Nguyen
11.11.15
you know who sucked

Einstein Was a Genius at Treating His Wives Like Shit

Physics is confusing, but it's clear that the Nobel Prize–winning scientist was a selfish, misogynistic philanderer.
Lauren Oyler
11.5.15
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