Quantum cosmology takes us "beyond the continuum described by general relativity where Einstein's physics breaks down—for example beyond the Big Bang."
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A historian explains how war and politics almost overshadowed Albert Einstein's work and why Veterans Day should remind us of the threat of nationalism.
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If wormholes, bridges between regions in spacetime, are more than just a sci-fi fantasy, researchers may have a way to detect them.
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A new book tells the story of astronomers racing to prove Einstein's theory of general relativity correct with a solar eclipse.
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A new method lets researchers detect tones coming from a black hole, which also confirms Einstein's theory of general relativity.
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