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From his remarkable theory of relativity and the famous equation E=mc2 to his concept of a unified field theory, no one has contributed as much to science in the last century as Albert Einstein. Drawing on new research and reproducing documents only recently made available, Einstein reveals the process behind the work and the man behind the science: his early years and experiments in Germany, his marriages and children, his role in the development of the atomic bomb, and his involvement with civil rights groups in the United States.

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Walter Isaacson is the President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, an international nonprofit organization designed to promote enlightened leadership and dialogue in contemporary issues. He was the Chairman and the CEO of CNN and the Managing Editor of Time. Isaacson wrote the well-received Einstein: His Life and Universe (Simon and Schuster), for which he had access to previously unavailable papers belonging to Einstein. He has also written Benjamin Franklin: An American Life and Kissinger: A Biography, both published by Simon and Schuster, and was the consultant for the 2008 BBC/HBO drama Einstein and Eddington. His work has been published in the US, the UK, Canada, Germany, France, Japan and China. In 2007, Isaacson became a columnist for Time. He lives in Washington DC.

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Isaacson, Walter
Carlton Books
Isaacson, Walter
Science & Technology
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