Einstein in Love: A Scientific Romance

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Bloomsbury, 2003 - Physicists - 416 pages
While the world hailed Einstein's genius, his private life was collapsing around him. His marriage to the beautiful, tormented Mileva had failed and he had launched into affairs with a string of comely young women. But at its height, Einstein and Mileva's marriage had been an extraordinary one - a colleague and often fierce adversary, Mileva had been brilliantly matched with the scientific genius, pillow-talking relativity and quantum mysticism. In Einstein in Love, Dennis Overbye presents this greatest of scientific romances in a vivid new light, telling the private story of a young man -a sly firebrand who left personal and professional chaos in his wake - who changed the way we view reality. Separating the man from the myth, this biography restores humanity, individuality and nuance to the most iconic figure in the scientific pantheon.

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An expertly crafted account of the life, loves, and science of Einstein during the first two decades of the 20th century.Much, of course, has been written on Einstein—at least two books on his brain ... Read full review

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Through objective research and excellent writing, Overbye (Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos) succeeds in creating a captivating portrait of Einstein's marriage to Mileva Maric, his first wife, and of their ... Read full review

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Dennis Overbye is Deputy Science Editor of The New York Times and a critically acclaimed science writer. He lives in New York City.

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