Einstein's Greatest Mistake

Bodanis, David

| 2016

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From the bestselling author of E=mc2, a brisk, accessible biography of Albert Einstein that reveals the genius and hubris of the titan of modern physics.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.As renowned writer David Bodanis explains in Einstein s Greatest Mistake, this stunning downfall can be traced to Einstein s earliest successes and to personal qualities that were at first his best assets. Einstein s imagination and self-confidence served him well as he sought to reveal the universe's structure, but when it came to newer revelations in the field of quantum mechanics, these same traits undermined...

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