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Experts cast doubt on Big Bang bolstering discovery

Astrophysicists are casting doubt on what just recently was deemed a breakthrough in confirming how the universe was born: the observation of gravitational waves that apparently rippled through space right after the Big Bang.

dateJun 14, 2014 in Astronomy
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Special relativity from first principles

Einstein’s explanation of special relativity, delivered in his 1905 paper On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies focuses on demolishing the idea of ‘absolute rest’, exemplified by the theoretical luminiferous ...

dateDec 19, 2011 in General Physics
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The dance of hot nanoparticles

( -- "Brownian motion is a very old concept," Klaus Kroy tells "The laws explaining it were formulated more than a century ago by Albert Einstein. However, we are finding some interesting divergences ...

dateSep 08, 2010 in General Physics feature
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