Book Discussion on Einstein: His Life and Universe

Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his book, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the… read more

Historian Walter Isaacson talked about his book, Einstein: His Life and Universe, published by Simon and Schuster. He described the life of scientist Albert Einstein whose theories in the field of physics changed the conventional thinking at the time and shaped the future. He talked about the personal as well as the professional life of the Noble prize-winning thinker and contended that his family, marriages, and religiosity assist in understanding Einstein’s scientific achievements. The biographer showed many slides of photographs from the book. This is the first Einstein biography that is based in part on unpublished papers that were unsealed in 2006. Mr. Isaacson responded to questions submitted by audience members. close

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Book Discussion on Einstein: His Life and Universe

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 29, 2007
Last Aired:
Mar 20, 2011

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  • Apr 29, 2007 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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