""You said that time doesn't exist," she says, "so I took the
liberty of coming to see you."""
"You did the right thing," he replies without taking his eyes off
She is a student with some questions about physics. And he is
Albert Einstein, the man who redefined the true nature of reality
in the twentieth century. More than sixty years after his death,
she finds him in an office building in an indeterminate central
European city, ready and eager to give a private lesson. And so
begins an unusual, wide-ranging conversation. They discuss
relativity, light, and space-time. But Einstein also talks about
the difficulty of fame and power and how his dreams of worldwide
peace were shattered. He points to a stack of photographs, books
about him, newspapers. " 'It still goes on, ' she says. 'I thought
about putting on an Einstein T-shirt but in the end, I didn't dare
. . . ' 'You must be joking, ' he says, 'I've even worn one
This book is one of a kind: a surprising and delightful journey
through the life and thought of Albert Einstein.
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||213 x 142 x 21mm (L x W x T)
||Hardcover - Unsewn / adhesive bound / Paper over boards / With dust jacket
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