Albert Einstein

A black and white photo showing three scientists in an old looking laboratory.

Why history’s most famous scientists are usually a bit weird


Obsessed with work, insensitive, socially detached, and neglectful of family and friends — these may not be the most endearing qualities in a person, but they are just a few of the common characteristics a researcher found when studying some of the world’s most famous and prolific inventors.

einstein note

Einstein’s handwritten secrets for a happy life auctioned for $1.56 million

Brilliant Blunders

A new book tells how Einstein and others made brilliant blunders


Black hole paradox remains unexplained


Messy Desks a Sign of Creativity

Albert Einstein’s archives going online


The Hebrew University of Jerusalem began posting online the archive of Albert Einstein on Monday. Currently about 2,000 documents totaling 7,000 pages are available to view in full. Over the coming years the entire archive, totaling more than 80,000 pages, will be available to the public.

The science of time travel


Physicist David Goldberg says time travel is within the realm of how the universe works, and he has a time machine in mind.

Einstein, God and the Universe

Lifestyle & Belief

Einstein once said ‘science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind’ — a look at the science-religion debate.

Learning science


Using hip-hop to teach Newton’s Three Laws of Motion, how “Nova” stays current, and the life and times of Albert Einstein.

Albert Einstein’s Documents Going Online

Albert Einstein’s entire archive of  manuscripts, letters, theoretical musings, and personal correspondences are going online. More than 80,000 pages of material, owned by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will now be digitized and shared on the web. To date, only 900 pages of the brilliant scientist’s legacy have ever been available to the public. The digital […]