News tagged with einstein

Britain's Royal Society wins Spanish prize

Britain's centuries-old science institute The Royal Society was Wednesday awarded Spain's prestigious Prince of Asturias Prize for Communications and Humanities for promoting "knowledge for the benefit of humanity."

dateMay 18, 2011 in Other
shares0 comments 0

'Regards to your old lady'

The ETH-Bibliothek at ETH Zurich (Switzerland) is to post six new Einstein letters to his university friend Jakob Ehrat and the latter's mother Emma Ehrat-Uhlinger on the web. The ETH-Bibliothek currently holds over one hundred ...

dateMar 03, 2011 in Other
shares0 comments 0

The warped ways of cosmic light

Albert Einstein predicted them, modern giant telescopes detected them – and Klaus Dolag simulates them on a computer: gravitational lenses. The academic staff member at the Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics in Garching ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Astronomy
shares0 comments 2