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In this fascinating volume, today’s foremost scientists discuss their own versions and visions of Einstein: how he has influenced their worldviews, their ideas, their science, and their professional and personal lives. These twenty-four essays are a testament to the power of scientific legacy and are essential reading for scientist and layperson alike.Contributors include: ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published August 14th 2007 by Vintage (first published 2006)
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A. P. Bullard
I really enjoyed the different perspectives that came out of reading essays by different people. All of them had similar, yet varied, careers. Some of them knew Einstein, and some knew *of* him, but all had a thorough knowledge of him, what he was like, and how he impacted the lives of millions.

I highly recommend this. It was a fun and interesting read.
Andrew Clarey
A great summer read or me. Left me wanting to learn more about the man. The variety of essayists and topics taught me a lot about a man I have always had a lot of respect for.
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With a broad career spanning the fields of art, science, books, software and the Internet. In 1960 he established the bases for "intermedia kinetic environments" in art, theatre and commerce, while consulting for clients such as General Electric, Columbia Pictures, The Pentagon, The White House... In 1973 he formed his own literary and software agency. He is founder of the Edge Foundation and edit ...more
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