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Indian scientists protest congress speakers discrediting works of Newton, E...

01 January, 2019 10:31 am 10:31 am

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian scientists have protested about claims made at a local science conference that rubbish the work of some of the world’s greatest physicists and suggest modern breakthroughs such as in-vitro fertilisation were in fact invented in ancient India. In a lecture at the Indian Science Congress and posted on YouTube, one speaker, … Read More

Einstein letter fearing German anti-Semitism sells for $32,000

11 November, 2018 5:46 pm 5:46 pm

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A 1922 letter in which Albert Einstein confided his fears of the rise of anti-Semitism in Germany, more than a decade before the Nazis took power, sold at an Israeli auction on Tuesday for $32,000 (£24,680). “Here are brewing economically and politically dark times, so I’m happy to be able to get … Read More