Albert Einstein

Think You're Clever? Try Answering 10 Ridiculously Hard Questions About Relativity

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech

On November 25 1915, Albert Einstein presented his ground-breaking ideas about spacetime, shifting what scientists had always thought about gravity. ...

7 Incredible Quotes By Einstein That Sum Up Relativity, Religion And Real-Life

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Tech

Albert Einstein will most famously be remembered for that little known theory of relativity that he presented on the 25 November 1915. What you mig...

Gravity: Can Art Shed Light on Scientific Theory?

Katherine Templar Lewis | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Tech
Katherine Templar Lewis

Last weekend Art Kinetica set up camp in the Hospital Club, London for a three day festival: Gravity. The festival and accompanying exhibition ties in with the 100th year anniversary of Einstein's Theory of Relativity and marks the start of a three month residency which will showcase the work of 17 'transdisciplinary' artists.

Why the Rational Mind is Only There to Serve our Intuition

Tim van der Vliet | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Tim van der Vliet

It may not be a surprise for you that most of our decisions are made subconsciously, with our intuitive mind. Our rational mind, often taken as the our only mind, is, or should only be there to Serve our intuition. Let me explain.

Bilingualism: Social Phenomenon or Dangerous Trend?

J.N. Paquet | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Politics
J.N. Paquet

Some people -- mainly ultra-conservative politicians -- say that the social phenomenon that is bilingualism is a danger for a nation's unity and claim...

Six Of The World's Most Iconic Refugees

Clara Maciver | Posted 17.09.2015 | UK
Clara Maciver

In the cesspit that is the Murdoch conglomerate's critique of the migrant crisis, one finds little rational and fair analysis of the reality of the wo...

They Saved Einstein's Brain!

James Christie | Posted 20.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
James Christie

More precisely, they lost it. It finally turned up in Wichita, Kansas, in the hands of the secretive pathologist who'd originally sawn it out of Albert Einstein's skull and still sought to find the secret of his genius within its cerebral structure.

Scientists Have Just Proven Einstein Wrong

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 31.03.2015 | UK Tech

Scientists at Griffith University in the US and the University of Tokyo in Japan have successfully carried out an experiment which should once and for...

On the Nature of Public Opinion

Aaron Vallely | Posted 06.02.2015 | UK
Aaron Vallely

History has given us a colossal record of deceit, manipulation of the many by a resourceful and shrewd few, and the sustained distortion of public perception so robustly at any one time, it is imperative we review the model of society we have inherited. Power derives its life-force from control.

Israel-Palestine: Einstein Revisited in Gaza!

Dr Harry Hagopian | Posted 21.09.2014 | 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...