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Physics meets Bohemia

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Science  14 Feb 2020:
Vol. 367, Issue 6479, pp. 748
DOI: 10.1126/science.aba0952

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In Einstein in Bohemia, Michael Gordin seeks to illuminate the elusive sig­nificance of Einstein's brief tenure in Prague, both for the biography of the famous physi­cist and for the cultural history of Bohemia. An expert in the his­tory of modern physical sciences and of Russian, European, and American history, Gordin pulls together a wealth of infor­mation about the wider context of Einstein's stay in Prague and of the cultural, scientific, and political history of Bohemia.

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