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Why physicists are determined to prove Galileo and Einstein wrong | Live Science

In the 17th century, famed astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei is said to have climbed to the top of the Tower of Pisa and dropped two different-sized cannonballs. He was trying to demonstrate his theory — which Albert Einstein later updated and added to his theory of relativity — that objects fall at the same rate regardless […]

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‘God Plays Dice with the Universe,’ Einstein Writes in Letter About His Qualms with Quantum Theory

‘God Plays Dice with the Universe,’ Einstein Writes in Letter About His Qualms with Quantum Theory By Mindy Weisberger, Senior Writer | June 12, 2019 In a letter that Albert Einstein wrote in 1945, the famous physicist sketched two diagrams demonstrating a novel approach to the thought experiment called the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) paradox. Three letters […]