Physics

What Einstein got wrong

The history books regard Albert Einstein as a genius which is no small wonder: his theories encompass everything from the atom to the cosmos, and underpin technologies from solar cells to sat-nav. But a slew of new discoveries threaten to turn him into the passé professor.

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Nothing is Impossible

Time travel, telepathy, free energy… science-fiction pipe dreams, right? Not according to scientists who are stretching the laws of physics to the brink. Paul Parsons says to hell with the horizon.

Diamonds aren’t forever

To discover the ultimate theory linking all forces of nature in the Universe, physicists need to prove that proton decay exists. So why has nobody succeeded so far? Robert Matthews investigates