Einstein






We just watched the third and as it turns out final (the show has been canceled ALREADY!) episode of Zero Hour where one of Hank’s sidekicks says that “Disinfo is like porn to…




Major disappointment, from some jerk scientists who don’t seem to know when to keep their results to themselves. Via Discovery: Hong Kong physicists say they have proved that a single photon obeys…



A new theory of relativity — from a twelve-year-old?!? The Daily Mail reports that young Jake Barnett has “embarked on his most ambitious project yet – his own ‘expanded version of Einstein’s theory of relativity'” Here’s a video of the little genius explaining some of the finer points of calculus, with some of the Mail‘s story below:





Sunday March 14th is Pi Day, as well as Albert Einstein’s birthday. Self-confessed geek Elizabeth Landau reports for CNN on how nerds everywhere plan to celebrate: The sound of meditation for some…




By Edward Corrigan at OpEedNnews.com:

There is some controversy over Einstein’s political views, especially on the issue of Palestine and the creation of a A Jewish State. Many Zionists claim Einstein as one of their own. Einstein, however, was a pacifist, a universalist and abhorred nationalism.

The recently published book, Einstein on Israel and Zionism: His Provocative Ideas About the Middle East, by Fred Jerome, (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2009) has brought Einstein’s political views on the Middle East back into the spotlight.

The evidence of Einstein’s position on Palestine and Zionism is best seen in his own words and actions on the subject. For example, Einstein made a presentation to the Anglo-American Committee of Inquiry, which was examining the Palestine issue in January 1946 and argued against the creation of a “Jewish State.”…