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Columbia University professor David Swift is called to the hospital to comfort his mentor, a physicist who's been brutally attacked. With his last words, the dying man gives his former pupil a seemingly random string of numbers that could hold the key to Einstein's last and greatest secret. Einheitliche Feldtheorie. The Theory of Everything. Einstein's proposed Unified Theory — a set of equations that could explain all the forces of nature — would have revolutionized our understanding of the universe. But Einstein never discovered it. Or did he?

Within hours, David is arrested by the FBI and taken to a secret interrogation center. But the FBI isn't the only faction pursuing Einstein's long-hidden theory. A Russian mercenary wants to force David to talk — and he will do whatever it takes. On the run for his life, David teams up with an old girlfriend, a brilliant Princeton scientist, and frantically tries to piece together Einstein's final theory to reveal its staggering consequences.

We used E=mc2 to build the atom bomb....What could we do with the key to creation?

Seamlessly weaving real science, history, and politics with an intriguing love story, Final Theory expertly combines fact and fiction with nonstop heart-pounding action in a plot that will have you riveted until its explosive end.

About the Author

A self-described lifelong "science geek," Mark Alpert majored in astrophysics at Princeton University, writing his undergraduate thesis on an application of Einstein's theory of relativity. After earning an MFA in poetry at Columbia and working as a reporter, he became an editor at Scientific American, where he simplifies bewildering scientific ideas for the magazine's readers. Mark lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.Adam Grupper's Broadway performances include Baz Luhrmann's La Boheme, 45 Seconds From Broadway, The Wild Party, Guys and Dolls, The Secret Garden, City of Angels, and Into the Woods. He has appeared in films such as Two Weeks Notice and It Runs in the Family, and on television in The Sopranos, Hack, Third Watch, Now and Again, LawandOrder Criminal Intent, and Law and Order SVU.

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A Novel
Simon & Schuster Audio
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Grupper, Adam
Grupper, Adam
Grupper, Adam
Alpert, Mark
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