Wild astronomical discovery confirms that Einstein was right about time itself

Albert Einstein, German-Swiss-American mathematician and physicist, 1940. Einstein (1879-1955) in h...

Time dilation: It’s a staple of science fiction, and whether you’re familiar with the term or not, you’ve probably encountered it in print media or film. It flies quite fast at the speed of light, and your experience of time is slower than that of someone left on Earth, such that years may pass for … Read more

The Greeks are descendants of the Mycenaeans, DNA study confirms

Mycenaean Greeks DNA

The tomb of Clytemnestra in Mycenae. Credit: Jean Housen /Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 3.0 DNA evidence shows that Greeks are indeed descendants of the Mycenaeans, who ruled mainland Greece and the Aegean Sea from 1,600 BC to 1,200 BC The evidence comes from a well-publicized 2017 study in which scientists analyzed the tooth genes of nineteen … Read more