Albert Einstein

Israel-Palestine: Einstein Revisited in Gaza!

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Politics
Dr Harry Hagopian

Let me be clear that the answer does not lie in another military strike against Gaza that kills hundreds of civilians on beaches and in hospitals as much as in hideaways and on the battleground, wreaks havoc, puts paid to all arguments about proportionality as I understand them from my law years and then concludes balefully with a ceasefire that is not unlike previous documents.

So The Speed Of Light Might Actually Be Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Tech

The speed of light in a vacuum -- 299,792,458 metres per second - is one of the fundamental principles and outcomes of the theory of relativity, the c...

15 Pictures Of Albert Einstein Looking Like The Brainiest Badass Ever

Posted 18.04.2014 | UK Tech

If there was ever a scientist who captured mainstream appeal it was physicist Albert Einstein, one of the most creative intellects in history, who die...

14 Stunning Colour Photographs From History

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.11.2013 | UK

These stunning pictures first hit the Internet courtesy of Reddit user Brinkman87, showing the incredible work of editors who take old photographs and...

Why Did Rockefeller Belittle Einstein?

Caroline Fiennes | Posted 22.12.2013 | UK Tech
Caroline Fiennes

'When a young Albert Einstein sent a request for $500 to John D. Rockefeller's top lieutenant, Rockefeller instructed his deputy, "Let's give him $1,000. He may be onto something." It was bold and daring, intrepid and risk-taking.'

LOOK: Charlie Chaplin In Colour

The Huffington Post UK | Matthew Tucker | Posted 16.10.2013 | UK

We're all familiar with portraits of Albert Einstein, Charles Darwin and Mark Twain, but with crumbling monochrome photos we can only guess at what th...

LOOK: The 11-Year-Old Who's Brighter Than Einstein

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An 11-year-old girl has recently found out she is one of the smartest people in the UK by achieving the maximum score on a Mensa IQ test. Primary s...

Neutrinos with the Euclid Space Telescope

Anais Rassat | Posted 28.08.2013 | UK Tech
Anais Rassat

Euclid is a space telescope planned for launch in 2020 by the European Space Agency, and will make a map of the distribution of billions of galaxies in the Universe. This will make it possible to map the history and evolution of the dark Universe, which is the name given to describe everything we do not understand about the Universe.

'Beam Me Up Scotty' Gets Closer!

Natalie Gray | Posted 07.08.2013 | UK Tech
Natalie Gray

The term teleportation was first coined in 1931 by American writer Charles Fort and, decades later, researchers are really getting the hang of it! Why is this amazing? Because that's one step closer to transporting fully solid matter which could mean that, somewhere down the road, you won't need that bus pass!

Why Have The Italians Put A Disco Ball In Space?

Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK Tech

Italian astronomers are hoping to test an aspect of Albert Einstein's theory of General Relativity - by using a disco ball in space. The LARES (LAs...

Are Scientists About To Prove Einstein's 'Gravitational Waves' Actually Exist?

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 03.07.2013 | UK Tech

Scientists are said to be closing in on detecting 'waves' in inter-stellar gravity. Predicted by Einstein as a consquence of his general theory of ...

Einstein 'Proven Right' After Experiment Spanning 7,000 Light Years

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.06.2013 | UK Tech

An experiment spanning 7,000 light years of space has proved once again that Einstein got it right, relatively speaking. Scientists measured bursts...

Why A Deadline Is No Friend of the Toddler: It's Physics

Zoe Armstrong | Posted 06.06.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Zoe Armstrong

The faster one travels, the slower time moves. We know this from Einstein's theory of relativity. So if something is moving incredibly slowly - a todd...

Miliband To Join Organisation That Helped Those Flee Nazis

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Politics

David Miliband has spoken of his motivation for leaving politics, explaining how the organisation he is joining helped those fleeing the Nazis in the ...

Revealed: The Story Behind Winston Churchill’s Iconic Bulldog Scowl

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 06.03.2013 | UK Politics

Famously gruff and tenacious, Prime Minister Winston Churchill earned a deserved reputation as the ‘British Bulldog.’ The cigar-chomping, hard-...

Einstein Letters To Be Auctioned

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.04.2013 | Home

Four previously undiscovered letters written by Albert Einstein are to go under the hammer, an auction house has revealed. The Nobel Prize winner w...

PICTURES: Who's The Richest Dead Celeb?

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK Entertainment

Everyone dreams of earning a fortune. While a lucky few achieve wealth beyond their wildest dreams, most of us have to settle for something a littl...

Slave Songs and Signing on: Exploring the Career Opportunities Open to an Under Qualified Over the Top Freelancer

Harry Deansway | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Comedy
Harry Deansway

As William Shakespeare once said "Not even being able to afford your bus fare to the dole office is the great leveller" there is nothing quite like standing in the street claiming to be the owner of a yellow ticket in order to collect £27 to make you reconsider your chosen career path in the entertainment industry.

HIGGS BOSON: The Resurgence of European Research and a Triumph for Physics

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 12.09.2012 | UK Tech
Preetam Kaushik

Obsession is a word that can be readily associated with physicists, probably more than any other species of scientists. Physics is one of the oldest disciplines that mankind has wrestled with, in our quest to understand this universe and us in it.

Israel, Let Kafka Go!

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 07.09.2012 | Home
Benjamin Lazarus

In 1918, Kafka wrote about the early kibbutzim in Palestine, arguing there should be no legal courts - "Palestine needs earth (...) but it does not need lawyers". Until Israel realizes world Jewry and their cultural assets are not automatically property of the Jewish state, and removes its lawyers from this sorry tale - the world will continue to be starved of a true literary great's work.

Why Einstein Wasn't Such A Genius With Women

Lists Of Note | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

By 1914, Albert Einstein's marriage to his wife of 11 years, Mileva Marić, was fast deteriorating. Realising there was no hope for their relationship...

Einstein's Brain To Go On Display

PA | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK Tech

Dr Albert Einstein's brain is going on display for the first time in the UK alongside that of an infamous murderer. Following his death at the age ...

Evolution Link to Quantum Physics, Dark Energy and Human Population

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 07.05.2012 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

Eastern New Mexico University - Dr. Henryk Frystacki, interviewed by Dr. Michael Shaughnessy 1. Dr. Frystacki, you have just written a paper on your...

40 Incredible Charlie Chaplin Photos

Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Entertainment

Stripped of his funny walk, bowler hat, moustache, umbrella and battered shoes, these stunning images show the real Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin - know...

New Paradigm of High Energy Physics on the Verge

Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D | Posted 30.01.2012 | UK Tech
Henryk Frystacki, Ph.D

Public interest around the globe is again focused on the CERN project in Geneva because of the disputed discovery of neutrinos that seemed to travel faster through Earth than light in a vacuum. Scientists seem to have successfully repeated this experiment.