In a letter penned in 1922, Albert Einstein articulated his eerily accurate fears about the rise of nationalism, antisemitism and violence in his home country of Germany. Credit: Kedem Auction House A handwritten letter from Albert Einstein to his sister, Maja, has sold for $39,350 at an auction in Jerusalem. The letter, penned in […]

The US wants a ‘Space Force’ to be the sixth branch of the US military. Shutterstock/Carlos Romero United States Vice President Mike Pence has confirmed overnight plans to create a “Space Force” as the sixth branch of the US military. He repeated comments from President Donald Trump, who had said that “American […]

The lawyer for the plaintiff successfully argued that sharing a 3D scan of a firearm on the internet was protected on free speech grounds. Shutterstock A landmark case in the United States has been settled out of court, giving gun rights advocate Cody Wilson the right to publish instructions on the […]

“I can’t understand why they couldn’t take the prestige of the academy into account when they decided on these changes,” says László Lovász, president of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences in Budapest. MTA.HU Today, Hungary’s parliament approved an amendment that makes it legally possible to transfer a large part of […]