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First ever photo of a blackhole

Black hole photo bolsters Einstein's theory of general relativity

Einstein's theory just got a whole lot harder to beat.

Albert Einstein

Einstein family's water mill in Italy to produce electricity again

While most of the structure was demolished decades ago, a new water mill to produce electricity is currently being built in the exact same spot.

The medieval Charles Bridge in Prague

'Einstein in Bohemia': A forgotten chapter for the famed scientist

In Einstein in Bohemia, Michael Gordin provides a meticulously researched, accessible, and fascinating portrait of Einstein, filtered “through the lens of his ties to Habsburg Prague.”

Albert Einstein receiving from Judge Phillip Forman his certificate of American citizenship.

Handwritten letter by Albert Einstein up for auction in Jerusalem

The letter, written in June 1950, addresses Ernst Gabor Strauss' concerns over Einstein's Theory of Everything

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein’s letter denouncing antisemitism in US academia on sale

“The hostile attitude of universities towards Jewish teaching staff and students has been increasing perilously, even though it manifests in a hypocritical manner,” the scientist wrote.

David Ben-Gurion meeting with Albert Einstein at Princeton University, in 1951

Einstein’s 1948 letter praising Jewish resilience on sale

The letter is dated May 19, 1948, and was written in German. It was addressed to the first Israeli president Chaim Weizmann.

New exhibit about Albert Einstein opens in Shanghai

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem opened a special exhibit in Shanghai about the Nobel Laureate's life

Einstein's childhood toy up for auction

The wooden bead game was once owned by the Nobel Prize-winning physicist.


Texts from beyond the grave

Nell Freudenberger draws parallels between questions of ontology (the nature of being) and physical science in her third novel, Lost and Wanted.


Einstein letter on Jewish solidarity garners top bid

Einstein addressed the letter, posted from his Princeton office, to Dr. Maurice Lenz of New York and praised his efforts to enable the refugees to enter the United States.

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