85. EINSTEIN IN TIME AND SPACE

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85. EINSTEIN IN TIME AND SPACE
Rachel Cockerell, Samuel Graydon
Friday 28th June 15:45 (60 Min)
Stove Tent by Viking
His face is instantly recognisable. His name is shorthand for genius. Today, he's a figurehead as much as a man, symbolic of things larger than himself: of scientific progress, of the human mind, even of the age. But who really was Einstein the man? The Nobel Prize-winning physicist who discovered relativity, black holes and E = mc2, the man who dined with Charlie Chaplin in Hollywood and was the inspiration for (highly radioactive) element 99, or the high school dropout with an FBI file 1,400 pages long? Samuel Graydon, science editor at the Times Literary Supplement, brings history's most famous scientist back to life, telling the stories of his lost daughter, escaping the Nazis, his unlikely inventions, telling jokes to cheer up his sad parrot Bibo, refusing the Presidency of Israel and many more that tell us a little more about who Albert Einstein really was.
Event Theme: Science & Innovation
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