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Einstein's Greatest Mistake - with David Bodanis

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Albert Einstein is widely considered to be the greatest genius of all time. But in the final decades of his life, he was mostly ignored by his colleagues. Writer David Bodanis explores the genius and hubris of the titan of modern science.
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Widely considered the greatest genius of all time, Albert Einstein revolutionized our understanding of the cosmos with his general theory of relativity and helped to lead us into the atomic age. Yet in the final decades of his life he was also ignored by most working scientists, his ideas opposed by even his closest friends. Bestselling author of E=mc², David Bodanis, discusses Einstein's Greatest Mistake, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern science.
David Bodanis was born in Chicago, lived in France for a decade, and makes his home in London. He studied mathematics, physics and history at the University of Chicago, and for many years taught the "Intellectual Tool-Kit" course at Oxford University. He is fascinated by story-telling and the power of ideas.


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