Albert Einstein

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Einstein, Piaf, Twiggy: Marilyn Stafford’s extraordinary life behind the lens
The American photographer, who has died aged 97, was equally at home documenting war as she was shooting celebrity portraits

Simon Hattenstone

07, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Discredit where it’s due for ‘hepeat’ offenders | Brief letters
Brief letters: Sexist behaviour | Lib Dems and Tories | Making the Green party count | Gandhi T-shirt | Nature springs back

17, May, 2022 @4:49 PM

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Who owns Einstein? The battle for the world’s most famous face
The long read: Thanks to a savvy California lawyer, Albert Einstein has earned far more posthumously than he ever did in his lifetime. But is that what the great scientist would have wanted?

Simon Parkin

17, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘Einstein was smiling at me!’ Photographer Marilyn Stafford, 96, on celebrities, slums – and breakfast with Edith Piaf
She took pictures of world leaders and war zones, sung in a Paris nightclub and befriended Cartier-Bresson – then left her pictures under her bed for decades. As an exhibition of her work opens, she looks back on her extraordinary life

Simon Hattenstone

08, Mar, 2022 @10:00 AM

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The Man from the Future by Ananyo Bhattacharya review – the life of John von Neumann
An expert on everything from game theory to Byzantine history, the inspiration for Dr Strangelove was as brilliant as he was dangerous

Manjit Kumar

13, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Einstein’s handwritten calculations for theory of relativity to be auctioned for €3m
The rare document, which records attempts to explain an anomaly in the orbit of Mercury, is ‘a fascinating dive into the mind of the greatest scientist of the 20th century’

Alison Flood

21, Sep, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Gravitational waves from star-eating black holes detected on Earth
Spacetime-altering shock waves came from massive neutron stars crashing into black holes millions of years ago

Ian Sample Science editor

29, Jun, 2021 @12:29 PM

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Einstein’s theories play their part in our time | Letters
Letters: All scientific observations are likely to be superseded by later scientists, writes Ian Flintoff, while Tony Maynard-Smith says that new discoveries do not prove Einstein ‘wrong’


30, May, 2021 @3:46 PM

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Astronomers create largest map of the universe’s dark matter
International team reveal vast cosmic voids over the Earth’s skies that could challenge Einstein

Linda Geddes Science correspondent

27, May, 2021 @3:30 PM

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The Guardian view on particle physics: have we got the model wrong? | Editorial
Editorial: Experiments suggest that the subatomic world may be much more complex than we thought


09, Apr, 2021 @4:05 PM

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The Guardian view of golf's wedge issue: the triumph of brain and brawn | Editorial
Editorial: Art gives way to science in yet another sport. But won’t we all lose out when the magic is gone?


25, Sep, 2020 @5:25 PM

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When We Cease to Understand the World by Benjamín Labatut review – the dark side of science
An extraordinary ‘non-fiction novel’ weaves a web of associations between the founders of quantum mechanics and the evils of two world wars

John Banville

10, Sep, 2020 @6:30 AM

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