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‘Cosmic magnifying glass’ reveals very rare gravitationally lensed deformed supernova. (Thanks Einstein!)

The gravity of a distant galaxy warped space and amplified the light of a distant supernova, potentially revealing tantalizing details about stellar explosions, as well as an invisible population of galaxies and the expansion of the universe. The galaxy appears very faint and not particularly large to us, but its mass – a combination of… Read More »

What did Albert Einstein invent? Behind the theories of the physicist.

Albert Einstein’s name is synonymous with genius, and his wild hair is a trope of its own for mad scientists and popular culture professors. Einstein’s discoveries led to modern inventions such as paper towels, solar energy, stock market forecasting and laser pointers, but his theory of general relativity is often considered his most significant contribution.… Read More »