albert einstein

Bird? Plane? Supergravity?

Zvi Bern is riding a winning streak more befitting a poker shark in Vegas than a theoretical particle physicist at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is famous in his field for betting colleagues…


Burn, baby, burn

Albert Einstein turned into a Burning Man. And with Albert, it’s always something special. ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle, Albert Einstein, burnt up on 2 November at 12:04 GMT over an uninhabited area of the…


Bye, Albert E. ATV

ESA’s fourth Automated Transfer Vehicle cargo ferry, Albert Einstein, completed its five-month mission to the International Space Station by reentering the atmosphere today and burning up safely over an uninhabited area of the southern Pacific…


Up for the burn

ESA’s supply and support ferry ATV Albert Einstein has served the International Space Station faithfully since it was launched from Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana in June. Its mission comes to an end next week…


On the front row with Einstein in space

If you’re a space aficionado, you have them handy, next to your – well, whatever. Here’s the ATV-4 Einstein, released in a 3D movie. Red/blue glasses out and stare till you glare.