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Watch: Testing controversial physics question with helicopter

How does a uniform cable beneath a helicopter hang?

Watch: Testing controversial physics question with helicopterplayer

Jack Steinberger, pioneering Jewish physicist and Nobel Prize winner, dies at 99

Jewish physicist who won 1988 Nobel Prize in physics dies at 99, leaving behind legacy of groundbreaking study into subatomic particles.

Jack Steinberger, physicist and Nobel Prize winner, dies at 99

Nobel Laureate in Physics on 'quantum physics of consciousness'

What would it take for quantum events, on such a micro-scale, to be relevant for brain function? Sir Roger Penrose explains.

Nobel Laureate in Physics on 'quantum physics of consciousness'player

96-year-old Jewish American wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Arthur Ashkin, who retired after 40 years in 1992 but remains active in his home laboratory, at 96 is oldest ever Nobel laureate.

96-year-old Jewish American wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Order from chaos: Incendiary kite's moral lesson

'Incendiary kites remind us of where we came from - a reality of chaos; and we are designed to reflect G-d, bringing order into chaos.'

Order from chaos: Incendiary kite's moral lesson

First time: Collision of neutron stars observed

International team of scientists, including Weizmann Institute physicists, make historic observation of super-dense stars' collision.

First time: Collision of neutron stars observed

Nobel Prize awarded to 3 Americans for 'gravitational waves'

Nobel Prize in physics awarded to US professors instrumental in developing detector of ripples in spacetime predicted by Einstein.

Nobel Prize awarded to 3 Americans for 'gravitational waves'

Judean archeological find proves fluctuating geomagnetic field

New evidence says geomagnetic force 'spiked' in 8th century BCE, say Tel Aviv University, Hebrew U., UC San Diego researchers

Judean archeological find proves fluctuating geomagnetic field

Japanese LED Inventors win Nobel Physics Prize

Three scientists who invented ubiquitous energy-saving lights get the Nobel nod - and $1.2 million in prize money.

Japanese LED Inventors win Nobel Physics Prize

Stephen Hawking vs G-d on Creation of the Universe

World renowned physicist Stephen Hawking told a packed audience in California this week the Big Bang did not require G-d for creation.

Stephen Hawking vs G-d on Creation of the Universe

Moroccan of Jewish Descent Wins Nobel Prize

Serge Haroche of France and David Wineland of the US won the Nobel Physics Prize on Tuesday for work in quantum physics.

Nobel Prize Winners Include Moroccan of Jewish Descent

Ebay to Auction Einstein's 'G-d Letter' for $3 Mil

A handwritten letter in which Albert Einstein wrote on religion and G-d is going up for sale on eBay, with bids starting at $3 million

Ebay to Auction Einstein's 'G-d Letter' for $3 Million