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5 LGBTQ scientists who changed the world

Jun 4, 2021 0 comments

According to a study, 40% LGBTQ scientists remain closeted at work. While we don't think this post will drastically change the mindset ...

What was Feynman's secret to success?

Jun 1, 2021 0 comments

We all know Richard Feynman as a Nobel Prize winner and a beloved teacher whose lectures on physics are enjoyed by millions of students glo...

Einstein's letter sold for $1.2 million at auction

May 22, 2021 0 comments

Set up at a base price of $400,000, the letter containing Einstein's most well known formula has sold for $1.2 million at an auction co...

When Physics Met Astronomy

May 18, 2021 0 comments

Astronomer Carl Sagan popularized the phrase "We are made of star stuff" when he said: Nitrogen in our DNA, calcium in our teeth,...

Engineer Who Won The Nobel Prize Twice In Physics

May 9, 2021 4 comments

Winning the Nobel Prize once is no easy feat let alone winning it twice! The first ever person to do so was chemist and physicist Marie Curi...

When Oppenheimer Helped Feynman Meet His Hero

May 1, 2021 0 comments

Paul Dirac and Richard Feynman were two different physicists in terms of approach. For Dirac, physics was a search of pretty mathematics. F...

Deserving Indian Scientists Who Did Not Win Nobel Prize

Feb 9, 2021 0 comments

Yes, lately, there have been many Indian-American Nobel Laureates. But there is, so far, only one, let's say, "wholly Indian" ...

The Only Pakistani Nobel Laureate In Physics

Jan 29, 2021 1 comments

Doctor Abdus Salam is the first and only Pakistani, so far, to receive a Nobel Prize in physics. He is also well known for the development o...

How James Watt And Harry Potter Are Related

Jan 18, 2021 0 comments

James Watt was a Scottish physicist and inventor who was born on Jan 19, 1736 and strangely has a weird connection with Harry Potter films. ...

Smartest Physicists According To Lev Landau

Jan 13, 2021 0 comments

Lev Landau was a Nobel Prize winning theoretical physicist who is known for his work in quantum mechanics and superfluidity. He was born on ...

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