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.
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.
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.
Gravitational lensing has produced a spectacular ring from a starburst galaxy nearly 12 billion light-years from Earth.
What Einstein termed "spooky action at a distance" has been successfully demonstrated for the first time.
Download and craft these paper snowflakes in honor of award-winning scientists Albert Einstein, Marie Curie and Erwin Schrödinger.
Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.
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Technically Incorrect: Your mother's maiden name? The name of your first dog? Easy meat for a hacker. Got a clever answer instead? Just try remembering it.
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