Thomas Edison famously distrusted formal education. It isn’t that he did not recognize the importance of knowledge; he just thought it was more important that a person be able to remember a […]
There is no denying the mental health aspect of a good nap. On those days when the mind is sluggish and the body can’t seem to shift out of first gear, a […]
Mankind has been seeking a way to slow down aging since the very beginning. As it turns out, the best way to slow time is to move faster.
Albert Einstein’s (1879-1955) life was marked by his ability to answer many of science’s greatest mysteries. Paradoxically, his dying words left us with questions that will never be answered.
There is some question as to whether Albert Einstein is actually responsible for the brain teaser that bears his name. Regardless of whether the white-haired genius created the “Einstein Puzzle” (sometimes called […]
In 2011, particle physicists were flabbergasted when they discovered that neutrinos could apparently travel faster than light, breaking the universal speed limit proposed by Einstein. Their result, alas, was later proven to […]
Albert Einstein married to Mileva Marić in 1903. The marriage ended in divorce 16 years later. Under the terms of the divorce agreement, Einstein agreed to give the money from his Nobel […]
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“Men marry women with the hope they will never change; women marry men with the hope they will change. Invariably they are both disappointed.” — Albert Einstein Read more great quotes. Read […]
Death and taxes are the two certainties of life. In honor of the rapidly-approaching deadline for filing federal income taxes in the United States, we offer the following observations from some notable […]
The first controlled nuclear chain reaction created a huge leap forward in scientific achievement. It also created an enduring problem: what to do with the world’s first nuclear waste. The achievement and […]
Many have speculated about what was going on inside Albert Einstein’s brain. The author of the Theory of Relativity and one of the most brilliant theoretical physicists of all time possessed a […]
Albert Einstein disliked wearing socks and gloried when he could go without them. “When I was young, I found out that the big toe always ends up making a hole in the sock,” […]
An often-repeated legend tells of Albert Einstein struggling so hard with math and physics that he failed his college entrance exams. In reality, Einstein excelled in both subjects. One possible reason for […]
One of the most famous pictures of Albert Einstein resulted when he stuck his tongue out for photographers at the celebration of his 72nd birthday. Einstein signed a few copies, and if […]