Science History

Here’s Some Lost Footage Of Einstein In A Flying Car

Here’s Some Lost Footage Of Einstein In A Flying Car

An archival science student stumbled upon an old cardboard box whilst working at the Lincoln Centre in new York City last year. Labelled ‘Godowsky Home Movies’, it contained a hidden that until now, had been a lost piece of history – a film canister titled ‘Einstein’. The footage inside depicts…

Astronomers Found Evidence For Exoplanets 100 Years Ago And Didn’t Know It

Astronomers Found Evidence For Exoplanets 100 Years Ago And Didn’t Know It

University archives are treasure troves of historic information, but it’s not every day they produce scientific discoveries. But now, a 1917 astronomical glass plate from the Cargenie Observatory’s collection is offering the oldest evidence for a planet orbiting another star — besting the first confirmed exoplanet detection by more than…