101 Things You Didn't Know About Einstein: Sex, Science, And the Secrets of the Universe

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Cynthia Phillips, Shana Priwer

Sure, you’ve heard of Einstein’s Theory of Relativity. But do you really know what it means? And even if you do there’s a lot more to be learned about this eccentric genius. Did you know he worked to develop hearing aids? Or that a student actually spotted a mistake in one of his papers? And you’ll never guess what happed to Einstein’s brain after he died.

Inside these pages, you’ll learn about how and why:

  • Einstein once drafted a letter to FDR about the use of nuclear fission in weapons of mass destruction.
  • Einstein was offered the role of President of Israel not once, but twice—and humbly declined.
  • Einstein’s first wife, Mileva, may have helped him with his most famous theories.
  • Einstein’s theories have led to the development of the Global Positioning System (GPS).

Filled with these and other interesting, intriguing anecdotes, 101 Things You Didn’t Know about Einstein takes a novel approach to the life and work of this fascinating modern-day icon. Read on, and your own theories about Einstein will never be the same!