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The Soul Of Genius: Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, and the Meeting that Changed the Course of Science

Author: Jeffrey Orens.

The Soul Of Genius: Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, and the Meeting that Changed the Course of Science

Author: Jeffrey Orens.

$28.95 $6.98
Item #: D23205
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Publication Date: 2021
Publisher: Pegasus
ISBN: 9781643137148
In 1911, some of the greatest minds in science convened at the First Solvay Conference in Physics. Over the course of those few days, these figures began to realize that classical physics was about to give way to quantum theory, a seismic shift in how we understand the universe. Despite her formidable achievements, Marie Curie remained a marginal figure, not ... More
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In 1911, some of the greatest minds in science convened at the First Solvay Conference in Physics. Over the course of those few days, these figures began to realize that classical physics was about to give way to quantum theory, a seismic shift in how we understand the universe. Despite her formidable achievements, Marie Curie remained a marginal figure, not least because of an alleged affair with a fellow scientist. After a meeting with the young Albert Einstein, Curie's fortunes changed, Jeff Orens suggests here, because she had met a thinker brilliant enough to understand her, and resolute enough to offer his support.

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