August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
A New ‘Einstein’ Equation Suggests Wormholes Hold Key To Quantum Gravity
A new Einsteinian equation, ER=EPR, may be the clue physicists need to merge quantum mechanics with general relativity.
How Albert Einstein Celebrated His Birthday
The physicist was born on March 14, 1879
Gravitational Wave Detection Might Be Announced Feb. 11
Gravitational waves may have been detected for the first time, but we won't know for sure until February 11, 2016 — when scientists will either confirm or dispel the rumors, sources close to the matte...
Scientists Struggle To Stay Grounded After Possible Gravitational Wave Signal
Not for the first time, the world of physics is abuzz with rumours that gravitational waves have been detected by scientists in the US. Lawrence Krauss, a cosmologist at Arizona State university, twee...
Spacecraft That Will Test Einstein Theory Ready For Lift-Off
A spacecraft designed to test Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity is set to launch on Dec. 2. Under the eLISA Mission, LISA Pathfinder will help scientists detect presence of gravitational ...
Will Quantum Mechanics Swallow Relativity?
At present physicists have two separate rulebooks explaining how nature works. There is general relativity, which beautifully accounts for gravity and all of the things it dominates: orbiting planets,...
Albert Einstein Wouldn’t Like It: New Test Proves Universe Is ‘Spooky’
The universe really is weird, which is bad news both for Albert Einstein and for would-be hackers hoping to break into quantum encryption systems. Eighty years after the physicist dismissed as “spooky...
Is The Future Already Written?
First developed by Albert Einstein early in the 20th century, the orthodox view holds that the passage of time is an illusion. There is no difference between the past and the future — both are set in ...
Quantum Computing Is About To Overturn Cybersecurity’s Balance Of Power
Quantum mechanics is now being used to construct a new generation of computers that can solve the most complex scientific problems—and unlock every digital vault in the world. These will perform in s...
Interactive: What Is Space?
In1915, Albert Einstein’s field equations of gravitation revolutionized our understanding of space, time and gravity. Better known as general relativity, Einstein’s theory defined gravity as curves in...
30 Albert Einstein Quotes That Will Open Your Mind
Albert Einstein was a theoretical physicist who had a huge impact on science after developing his theory of general relativity and special relativity.  After winning the Nobel Prize in 1921, Einstein...
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage - Women’s History
On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy:...
Physicists Prove Einstein Wrong With 'Spooky' Quantum Experiment
Quantum mechanics is one of the best-tested theories in science, and it's one of the few where physicists get to do experiments proving that Einstein was wrong. That's what a team at Griffith Universi...
Edmund Craster
Sir Herbert Henry Edmund Craster (5 November 1879 – 21 March 1959) was a British librarian, who served as Bodley's Librarian (the librarian in charge of the Bodleian Library at the University of Oxfor...
Percy Mills (cricketer)
Percy Thomas Mills (7 May 1879 — 8 December 1950) was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Gloucestershire between 1902 and 1929. In his long career, Mills scored over 5,000 r...
August 21,1940-The Trotsky Assassination
Read about the tale of deceit, betrayal and a pickaxe-wielding secret agent behind Leon Trotsky’s assassination.
Static universe
A static universe, also referred to as a "stationary" or "infinite" or "static infinite" universe, is a cosmological model in which the Universe is both spatially infinite and temporally infinite, and...
Bayard Redstone
Bayard Taylor Redstone (March 13, 1879 – September 17, 1969) was the mayor of Vero Beach, Florida from December 12, 1923 to December 15, 1927. He was a member of the Florida House of Representatives f...
Bayard Redstone - Wikipedia
The Fight for Women’s Suffrage - Women’s History
On Election Day in 1920, millions of American women exercised their right to vote for the first time. It took activists and reformers nearly 100 years to win that right, and the campaign was not easy:...
Prince Francis Joseph of Braganza
Prince Francis Joseph of Braganza (Portuguese: Príncipe Francisco José de Bragança; 7 September 1879 – 15 June 1919) was a member of the exiled branch of House of Braganza and an officer in ...
Prince Francis Joseph of Braganza - Wikipedia
Gerald Logan
Gerald Logan (29 December 1879 – 29 April 1951) was a field hockey player, who won a gold medal with the England team at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London.
Henry Roy Dean
Henry Roy Dean, MD, LL.D, D.Sc, FRCP (19 February 1879 – 13 February 1961), also known as Prof. H. R. Dean, was a professor of Pathology at the University of Cambridge and Master of Trinity Hall, Camb...
Henry Roy Dean - Wikipedia
Raghunath Choudhary
Raghunath Choudhary (Assamese: ৰঘূনাথ চৌধাৰী; 1879–1967) was a notable writer of the Jonaki era of Assamese literature. Choudhary is known as bihogi kobi (poet of birds) because in his most of wri...
Up For Auction: The Coolest Catcher's Mitt In Baseball History
A century-old catcher's mitt used by one of baseball pioneers tells the rough-and-tumble story of baseball's early days.
Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun
ʻAbd al-Muḥsin Saʻdūn or Abd al-Muhsin Al-Saadoon, Honorary KCMG (Arabic: عبد المحسن السعدون‎) (1879 – November 13, 1929) was an Iraqi politician who served as Prime Minister of Iraq o...
Abd al-Muhsin as-Sa'dun - Wikipedia
Hermas Deslauriers
Hermas Deslauriers (21 October 1879 – 28 May 1941) was a member of the Canadian House of Commons, initially as one of the Laurier Liberals then as a Liberal member.He was born in Saint-Charles-s...
Hermann Plaskuda
Hermann Plaskuda (1879 – 21 March 1918) was a German fencer. He competed in four events at the 1912 Summer Olympics.
Hermann Plaskuda - Wikipedia