Person: Albert Einstein
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A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
The shadowy silhouette of the black hole in M87 is an astonishing scientific image, says.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
It is Christmas Eve and Santa and his team are getting ready to deliver gifts to children all around the world. If you are wondering just how he does it, you are not alone; here are some of the questions sent in by children with equally curious minds. The first question comes from four-year-old Harper.
Mon, 24 Dec, 2018
American Ryder Cup rookie Bryson DeChambeau says his goosebumps got goosebumps every time Tiger Woods texted him this season to see if he wants to play a practice round together. This unlikely couple is fast becoming one of golf’s bromances, and they could be paired together in either foursomes or fourballs tomorrow or Saturday at Le Golf National.
Thu, 27 Sep, 2018
Fri, 16 Mar, 2018
The laws of gravity cannot be held responsible for people falling in love – Albert Einstein.
Mon, 05 Feb, 2018
Ireland’s bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup has been “holed”, but not sunk, by the report that placed them third of the three bids, IRFU chief, Philip Browne, has said.
Mon, 13 Nov, 2017
Fri, 27 Oct, 2017
IT may seem obvious to a child, but not to most adults: If the Big Bang was so violent why do scientists appear to spend time trying to see it rather than hear it?
Thu, 05 Oct, 2017
Three scientists have been awarded the 2017 Nobel Physics Prize for their discoveries relating to gravitational waves, helping develop a theory first aired by Albert Einstein.
Tue, 03 Oct, 2017
Ripples in space-time generated by the cataclysmic collision of two black holes nearly two billion years ago have been captured by super-sensitive detectors in the US and Italy.
Wed, 27 Sep, 2017
‘And when white moths were on the wing, and moth-like stars were flickering out, I dropped the berry in a stream, And caught a little silver trout’
Mon, 18 Sep, 2017
THERE is hardly an area of public life that vindicates Albert Einstein’s admonishment that “the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again, but expecting
Mon, 04 Sep, 2017
We all know that without bees, we are in trouble. And I don’t just mean as gardeners, I also mean as a surviving species on this planet.
Sat, 29 Apr, 2017
“Nothing truly valuable can be achieved except by the unselfish co-operation of many individuals” — Albert Einstein
Fri, 31 Mar, 2017
talks to Yasmeen Ismail, author of the children’s book ‘I’m A Girl’, about the impact of the stories we read our daughters
Thu, 09 Mar, 2017
A stroll through the two social media platforms has me convinced that the millennials do deserve some of the stick they get after all, writes
Thu, 02 Mar, 2017
Mon, 02 Jan, 2017
Sat, 24 Dec, 2016
Mon, 12 Dec, 2016
Colm O’Regan had run out of things to say about Irish mammies, hence his new book, a social commentary with a wry chuckle that describes the Irish tendency to self-aggrandise, reports
Thu, 13 Oct, 2016
Fri, 16 Sep, 2016
YESTERDAY was a momentous day for so many of the more than 60,000 students who received their Junior Certificate results.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
Fri, 09 Sep, 2016
A point on the road from a World Cup opener against one of Ireland’s qualification rivals may represent mission accomplished but only the passing of time will determine whether this was a real opportunity missed.
Tue, 06 Sep, 2016
Thu, 25 Aug, 2016
It’s the hope that gets you every time. You subconsciously start to build walls after disappointments to protect yourself, and you insist you won’t let the same blind faith seep in and cloud your judgement again.
Wed, 24 Aug, 2016
Mon, 18 Jul, 2016
The British justice secretary, Michael Gove, has apologised for comparing economic experts warning about Brexit with the Nazis who smeared Albert Einstein in the 1930s.
Thu, 23 Jun, 2016
Today is World Refugee Day, and aid agency GOAL have released six facts that you probably do not know about refugees.
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
takes a cane-twirling, splay-footed stroll through Charlie Chaplin’s former Switzerland home, which has become a museum to the great man.
Wed, 27 Apr, 2016
The Kelly family feature on ‘Doctor in the House’ on TV3 on Wednesday at 9pm.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Gravity waves — ripples in spacetime — have been detected by scientists a century after Albert Einstein predicted their existence.
Fri, 12 Feb, 2016
To bee or not to bee.. the question is whether mankind can continue to exist without them.
Fri, 05 Feb, 2016
Mon, 01 Feb, 2016
Wed, 30 Dec, 2015
Wed, 02 Dec, 2015
Fri, 27 Nov, 2015
Wed, 28 Oct, 2015
Although it may be of a similar size to our own capital, Zurich has a distinctly different feel, with royal blue trams criss-crossing the centre against the backdrop of bridges, clock towers and the beautifully preserved buildings, writes
Sat, 19 Sep, 2015
With many economic indicators back above or approaching pre-crisis levels, it seems inappropriate to describe Ireland as still being in the recovery stage,
Mon, 31 Aug, 2015
Environmentalists are ramping up pressure on Coillte to end the use of a hazardous pesticide in State forests.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
is vociferious in his opposition to neonicotinoids — the chemicals are toxic and kill bees.
Sat, 15 Aug, 2015
Astronomers studying 200,000 galaxies have confirmed that the universe is slowly dying.
Tue, 11 Aug, 2015
When he wasn’t busy scribbling out the theory of relativity, Albert Einstein seems to have spent a fair amount of time writing letters involving topics such as God, his son’s geometry studies, even a little toy steam engine an uncle gave him when he was a boy.
Fri, 12 Jun, 2015