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What do we know about our Universe? And could there be more than one?

Read about the rocky road to one of Einstein's greatest achievements: the general theory of relativity, which celebrates its centenary this year.

General relativity, Einstein's rise to international stardom, and his legacy.

What are global coordinates?

How longitude presented one of the greatest problems in history.

Why the North Star tells you your latitude.

The mathematical problem with turbulence.