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eBay to auction Einstein 'God letter' for $3 million

Written in 1954, the "God letter" expresses the renowned physicist's feelings on religion, Judaism, and the existence of a supreme being.

By Oct. 8, 2012


View Einstein's brain under a microscope, piece by piece

A new app by the National Museum of Health and Medicine Chicago (NMHMC) lets you get up close and personal with one of the finest brains history has ever known — literally.

By Sep. 25, 2012


New iPad app shows inner workings of Einstein's brain

The National Museum of Health and Medicine launches an interactive app with 350 scanned and digitized slides of Albert Einstein's brain.

By Sep. 25, 2012


E=mc2 and more: Expanded Einstein archives open to the public

Trove at Hebrew University open to the public now includes never-before-seen documents offering fuller portrait of the genius physicist.

10 Images Mar. 19, 2012


Einstein would have used a Mac. Lennon, too.

In a vintage video clip, Apple's iconic CEO, Steve Jobs, kicks off the company's spectacular comeback by introducing the Think Different campaign. And he does it in shorts and sandals.

By Aug. 28, 2010


Einstein Audio: 'Genius' vacuum tube amp maker

Einstein Audio Components, based in Germany, is a manufacturer of tube amplifiers, a tube CD player, and phono stages and phono cartridges

By Dec. 17, 2009


Einstein bot: E = mc smile

Researchers from UC San Diego rely on developmental psychology and feedback from real-time facial expression recognition to teach the Einstein robot to make a series of complex facial movements.

By Jul. 14, 2009


Hands-on with iTunes 8 Genius: Einstein with dementia?

iTunes 8's Genius playlist feature is impressive, but if you listen to music containing nothing but opera singers screaming and giggling, you're not going to have as much fun as we did

By Sep. 10, 2008


Dark energy: Einstein was wrong, and right

European astronomers have documented the movement of galaxies in a new way.

By Jan. 31, 2008


Why Gen X parents love Baby Einstein

Recent studies suggest that popular "educational" baby videos such as Baby Einstein are ineffective teaching tools. Amy Tiemann explores the reasons why the marketing messages used to sell these programs are a perfect idea virus to attract Gen X parents.

By Aug. 15, 2007