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ALBERT EINSTEIN

Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 2, 2022
Physicists create ‘the smallest, crummiest wormhole you can imagine’
Scientists used a quantum computer to explore the ultimate escape route from a black hole.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Feb 11, 2022
‘Sapiens’? Humans aren’t wise, just too smart for our own good.
Perhaps that's what defines our species — neither wisdom nor folly, but the ability, as F. Scott Fitzgerald put it, to hold two opposing ideas in mind at the same time and still function.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jun 13, 2020
What constitutes nothingness? The answer could drive you insane
If we assume that everything is something, then nothing is in fact nothing.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 26, 2019
Einstein's theory of general relativity survives test from star orbiting black hole
Observations of light coming from a star zipping in orbit around the humongous black hole at the center of our galaxy have provided fresh evidence backing Albert Einstein's 1915 theory of general relativity, astronomers said on Thursday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jan 8, 2019
Scientists protest conference speakers' 'Made in India' claims and trashing of Newton, Einstein and Hawking
Indian scientists have protested about claims made at a local science conference that rubbish the work of some of the world's greatest physicists and suggest modern breakthroughs such as in-vitro fertilization were in fact invented in ancient India.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Nov 14, 2018
1922 Einstein letter fearing German anti-Semitism fetches $32,000 at Israeli auction
A 1922 letter in which Albert Einstein confided his fears of the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany, more than a decade before the Nazis took power, sold at an Israeli auction on Tuesday for $32,000.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 27, 2018
Scientists track star to confirm Albert Einstein's supermassive black hole theory
A team of international scientists observing a star in the Milky Way have for the first time confirmed Einstein's predictions of what happens to the motion of a star passing close to a supermassive black hole.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jul 21, 2018
'Hot streaks' are real, but they're not about luck
The greatest works of successful artists and scientists tend to be clustered together. That's no coincidence.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jun 3, 2016
Einstein may have been off as astronomers say universe expanding faster than forecast
The universe is expanding faster than previously believed, a surprising discovery that could test part of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, a pillar of cosmology that has withstood challenges for a century.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health / NATURAL SELECTIONS
Jul 18, 2015
Surfing the waves between two worlds
In a Tokyo lab, a remarkable experiment is exploring the meeting of worlds. This is not a boring old metaphor for a meeting between East and West, it's a description of the interface between the world we live in and the frankly insane world of quantum objects.
JAPAN
Nov 14, 2014
Postcard autographed by Einstein in 1922 turns up at Shiga museum
A postcard autographed by physicist Albert Einstein when he visited Japan in 1922 after winning the Nobel Prize was discovered at a museum in Shiga Prefecture.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 4, 2014
Keio University displays Einstein's handwritten documents on Japan
Handwritten manuscripts, including an essay on Japan, penned by Albert Einstein during the famed physicist's visit to this nation in 1922 were disclosed to the press at Keio University on Monday.

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