Content tagged "Albert Einstein"
MIT professor of science writing Tom Levenson discusses his new book, “The Hunt for Vulcan…And How Albert Einstein Destroyed a Planet, Discovered Relativity, and Deciphered the Universe”.
Event: Thursday, November 5, 2015 @ 5:00 pm
In this talk, Tom Levenson asks why it took more than 50 years — until Einstein’s general theory of relativity — for science to change its mind about the existence of an unseen planet.
Posted by Marcia Bartusiak
Marcia Bartusiak’s “riveting and mesmerizing story behind the discovery of the startling size and true nature of our universe.”
Posted by Thomas Levenson
“Take a good look,” he said to his wife as they walked away from their house. “You will never see it again.”
Posted by Alan Lightman
Alan Lightman’s “modern classic”, a fictional collage of stories dreamed by Albert Einstein in 1905.