`[A] pacy and absorbing history thriller ... Levenson's book is a gripping tale of unrelenting revenge and obsession.' -- John Cornwell, Financial Times
The untold story of the great physics genius, obsession and revenge.
About the Author
Thomas Levenson has written three books prior to this one: Ice Time: Climate, Science and Life on Earth
; Measure for Measure: A Musical History of Science;
and Einstein in Berlin
. He is also a film-maker, with ten science documentary films to his credit, several of which were broadcast on British television. His awards include the National Academies Prize for Science Communication, a AAAS award for best science television, and a Peabody Award. He is a professor of science writing at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Massachussets with his wife, film and television designer Katha Seidman and his son Henry, aged eight.