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Einstein's Cross: Distant supernova split into four by gravitational lensing

An exploding star directly behind a cluster of enormous galaxies has been split into four images by the light-bending properties of the cluster's gravity.

By March 5, 2015

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Einstein considered a bigger hero than Jesus, says study

Research conducted among almost 7,000 university students worldwide sees science take top spot. Among villains, however, George W. Bush came above Stalin and Mao.

By May 20, 2015

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Write like a genius with new Einstein font

The typographer who created Sigmund Freud's handwritten font is at it again, this time producing a typeset that mimics the attractive penmanship of Albert Einstein.

By May 7, 2015

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One Einstein ring to rule them all

Gravitational lensing has produced a spectacular ring from a starburst galaxy nearly 12 billion light-years from Earth.

By April 7, 2015

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Researchers demonstrate quantum entanglement, prove Einstein wrong

What Einstein termed "spooky action at a distance" has been successfully demonstrated for the first time.

By March 29, 2015

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Albert Einstein and Marie Curie as snowflakes? Genius

Download and craft these paper snowflakes in honor of award-winning scientists Albert Einstein, Marie Curie and Erwin Schrödinger.

By December 19, 2014

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Using the gravity of the universe to peer into a black hole

Researchers at the European Space Agency harness the natural lensing properties of cosmic gravity to get a closer look at a black hole.

By July 7, 2015

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'Bent light' offers glimpse of huge galaxy 11.7 billion light years away

Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.

By June 9, 2015

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This week's YouTube hit: How to scare a charging bear

Technically Incorrect: On a snowy trail in the woods, a bear meets a Swedish man -- and apparently meets its match.

By May 21, 2015

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Woman reportedly shoots self in head while taking selfie

Technically Incorrect: A Russian woman is taking a selfie while holding a 9mm gun, according to a news story. It doesn't quite go to plan, but she survives.

By May 22, 2015