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Einstein Should Share Credit For His Famous Equation
2013-01-26 05:21:22

Jedidiah Becker for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Sir Isaac Newton — perhaps the greatest scientific mind that ever applied itself to the mysteries of our universe — once famously stated that his paradigm-changing contributions to science had only been possible because he had stood “on the shoulders of giants.” It was in this way that he showed his indebtedness to the intellectual labors of those who had preceded him and paved the way for his own revolutionary discoveries....

Photos Of Einstein’s Brain Reveal Areas That May Have Made Him A Genius
2012-11-16 09:34:46

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The name “Einstein” has long been synonymous with the term “genius.” The man behind that attribution, the late Albert Einstein, has been the center of attention for decades, as scientists and physicists try to decipher the inner workings of his intellectual being. Now, a new study, led by Florida State University evolutionary anthropologist Dean Falk, has found that portions of Einstein´s brain are...

2012-11-15 12:22:48

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading neurobiologist Michael Aschner, Ph.D., known for his research on the effect of heavy metals on the brain, will join the faculty of Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Aschner will be named professor of molecular pharmacology and of pediatrics, and director of a new Einstein center of toxicology. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) "Michael Aschner is an outstanding scientist...

2012-11-08 16:26:54

BRONX, N.Y., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University suggests that body mass index (BMI)--the most commonly used weight-for-height formula for estimating fatness--may not be the best measure for estimating disease risk, and particularly the risk of certain types of cancer. The study was published today in the online edition of the American Journal of Epidemiology. (Logo:...

Einstein And Hawking Are Not Reality Stars
2012-11-07 15:35:52

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study out of the UK suggests that maybe parents should educate their children a little more about facts, and a little less about reality stars and fictional characters. According to the new study, a third of primary school children in the UK believe that Albert Einstein is a reality television star. The UK school children polled in the study believe that they had seen Einstein on shows like The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent....

Einstein’s God Letter For Sale
2012-10-05 21:14:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online A handwritten letter by one Albert Einstein will be auctioned off this month with an opening bid of $3 million. This piece of history won´t be found at Sotheby´s auction house, however. This pricey, handwritten note will hit the online auction block at eBay. The letter, called the “God Letter,” was penned by Einstein just one year before his passing and shows the Austrian genius challenging the notion...

Star Discovery Tests Einstein
2012-10-04 20:58:20

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Astronomers, using the Keck Observatory, have found the star they need to test Einstein's theory about the fabric of space-time. UCLA astronomers said they have discovered a star that orbits the enormous black hole at the center of our Milky Way that will help discover whether Albert Einstein was right in his fundamental prediction of how black holes warp space and time. The star, S0-102, orbits the black hole every...

Brain Of Albert Einstein Can Be Downloaded As An App
2012-09-25 13:00:47

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Artifacts owned by celebrities can fetch big prices at auction, while actual body parts can be quite valuable as well. Last year John Lennon´s tooth sold for more than $31,000 at auction. By contrast Che Guevara´s hands — which were cut off the body of the revolutionary after he was executed in 1967 to confirm that he was truly dead — have mysteriously disappeared and were even the subject of a film! The...

2012-09-20 06:30:36

BRONX, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Why does cancer arise in certain parts of the body and not others? How exactly does it spread? These are critical questions that cannot be answered clearly despite decades of cancer research. Answers to complex but central questions about cancer have long stymied efforts to "win the war" on the disease. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120531/DC16559LOGO) Two research teams at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva...

2012-09-10 23:03:19

Howard Bloom, who´s been called “the next Stephen Hawking” and the “Einstein, Newton, Darwin, and Freud of the 21st Century,” has written a monumental new tome for anyone curious about the beginning, middle, and end of the cosmos. Brooklyn, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2012 How does an inanimate universe manage the God-like feat of creating itself from absolutely nothing? And what enables it, after pulling itself up by its own cosmic bootstraps, to continue to...


Latest Albert Einstein Reference Libraries

Annalen der Physik (Annals of Physics)
2012-05-29 11:22:42

Annalen der Physik (Annals of Physics) is a peer-reviewed physics journal established in 1799, and is one of the oldest journals still in publication today. The journal is the successor of the Journal der Physik first published in 1790. The journal has been published under a variety of names throughout its history.  The journal was published only in German until the 1950s, when it began publishing both in German and English. In 1990, after the German reunification, English became the only...

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2009-07-14 16:50:21

Einsteinium is a metallic synthetic element with the symbol Es and atomic number 99. It became the seventh transuranic (atomic number higher than 99) element produced. It was named for Albert Einstein. It is an element found within the actinoid series which includes Actinium. Though it has only been produced in small amounts, it has been accurately determined to be silver in coloration. Like all synthetic elements, einsteinium isotopes are highly radioactive and are extremely toxic. Besides...

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2013-03-16 00:00:00

Niels Henrik David Bohr (October 7, 1885 - November 18, 1962) was a Danish physicist. He made essential contributions to understanding atom structure and quantum mechanics. Born in Copenhagen, Denmark to Christian Bohr and Ellen Adler, Bohr got his doctorate at Copenhagen University in 1911. He then studied under Ernest Rutherford in Manchester, England. Based on Rutherford's theories, Bohr published his Bohr model about atom structure in 1913, introducing the theory of electrons...

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2004-10-19 04:45:41

General Relativity -- General Relativity is the common name for the theory of gravitation published by Albert Einstein in 1915. According to general relativity the force of gravity is a manifestation of the local geometry of spacetime. Although the modern theory is due to Einstein, its origins go back to the axioms of Euclidean geometry and the many attempts over the centuries to prove Euclid's fifth postulate, that parallel lines remain always equidistant, culminating with the...

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