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Nancy Pelosi With Stephen Colbert. Jack White Live at Bernie Sanders' Detroit Rally. Rep. Katie Porter Grills Mark Zuckerberg. The Man Who Corrected Einstein. Andy Borowitz: The Life-Changing Magic of Impeaching Trump.

The Man Who Corrected Einstein

On the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein's Theory of General Relativity (gravity), many of the predictions of this theory have been proven correct. Here's the story of one that was wrong.

Tidbits - June 21, 2018 - Reader Comments: Trump's Kidnapping and Resistance; Albert Einstein and Racism; Nicaragua and the Left; Study Medicine in Cuba; First Black-Led Union; How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World; Barbara Hillman; and more

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Reader Comments: Trump's Kidnapping, Concentration Camps and Resistance; Albert Einstein and Racism; Nicaragua and the Left; Study Medicine in Cuba; First Black-Led Union; How Christians Destroyed the Ancient World; Barbara Hillman; and more

Was Albert Einstein a Racist?

Peter Dreier The American Prospect
Albert Einstein in his office at the University of Berlin The great scientist was a radical egalitarian—but subject nonetheless to some of the biases of his time.

Albert Einstein and the FBI Treason File

Fred Jerome The Einstein File
Cover of the book, 'The Einstein File' As Gore Vidal put it, “the only question really worth asking is: Why?” Why did the FBI begin a Treason file in 1921? Why 22,000 names? And why Einstein?

Why Einstein Hated Quantum Mechanics

Alan Alda and Brian Greene discuss Einstein's relationship with the "unruly child" of quantum mechanics. Einstein founded the field in 1905, and then spent his life searching for a theory that would supercede it.

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