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Inside Einstein's Mind: The Enigma of Space and Time (2015)

Retrace the thought experiments that inspired his theory on the nature of reality.

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Jamie E. Lochhead
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Credited cast:
Jay O. Sanders ... Self - Narrator (voice)
David Tennant ... Self - Narrator (voice)
Hamza Ripley Abdallah Hamza Ripley Abdallah ... Einstein (as Hamza Ripley)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Sean Carroll ... Self
Robbert Dijkgraaf Robbert Dijkgraaf ... Self
S. James Gates ... Self (as Jim Gates)
Walter Isaacson ... Self
Clifford V. Johnson ... Self (as Clifford Johnson)
David Kaiser David Kaiser ... Self
Eleanor Knox Eleanor Knox ... Self
Janna Levin Janna Levin ... Self
John Norton John Norton ... Self
Saul Perlmutter Saul Perlmutter ... Self
Simon Schaffer Simon Schaffer ... Self
David Scherer David Scherer ... Self
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On November 15th, 1915, Einstein published his greatest work: general relativity. The theory transformed our understanding of nature's laws and the entire history of the cosmos, reaching back to the origin of time itself. Now, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Einstein's achievement, NOVA tells the inside story of Einstein's masterpiece. The story begins with the intuitive thought experiments that set Einstein off on his quest and traces the revolution in cosmology that is still playing out in today's labs and observatories. Discover the simple but powerful ideas at the heart of relativity, illuminating the theory-and Einstein's brilliance-as never before. From the first spark of an idea to the discovery of the expanding universe, the Big Bang, black holes, and dark energy, NOVA uncovers the inspired insights and brilliant breakthroughs of "the perfect theory."

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Good overview of Einstein's work
16 July 2018 | by bettycjungSee all my reviews

7/16/18. If you don't know much about Einstein, then this is worth catching. It pretty much explains Einstein's theories, and what a genius he was. An interesting factoid is the use of Einstein's theory in our use of GPS (geo-positioning systems) to find our way around this planet. Without Einstein we would be forever lost, unless you know how to read a compass.


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bbc website

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 2015 (USA) See more »

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Windfall Films See more »
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