Einstein Centennial One hundred years ago this year, patent clerk Albert Einstein published a series of scientific papers that would change the course of physics and brand him forever as a scientific and cultural icon.
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One hundred years ago this year, patent clerk Albert Einstein published a series of scientific papers that would change the course of physics and brand him forever as a scientific and cultural icon.

Guests:

Barry Barish, Linde professor of physics, professor, high energy physics. Director, LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory) Laboratory, California Institute of Technology

Richard Wolfson, author, Simply Einstein: Relativity Demystified. Video course instructor, Einstein's Relativity and the Quantum Revolution: Modern Physics for Nonscientists. Benjamin F. Wissler professor of physics, Middlebury College

Rolf Sinclair, retired program officer, division of physics, National Science Foundation. Senior scientific adviser, Centro de Estudios Cientficos in Valdivia, Chile