Lincoln Barnett

Finalist, Special Citation, 1950 National Book Awards

Lincoln Kinnear Barnett (1909–1979) was an author and editor whose work appeared in Life Magazine over many years and who wrote popular books on a wide range of topics. He struck a chord with a little classic of popular scientific exposition in 1948, The Universe and Dr. Einstein. Praised by Einstein himself as a fine introduction to relativity for the layman, The Universe and Dr. Einstein has been published in more than 100 editions in at least thirteen languages since its original appearance. (via Dover Publications)
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The Universe and Dr. Einstein

the universe and dr einstein by linclon barnett first edition book cover
ISBN 9780486445199 Dover Publications / W. Sloane Associates

In the century since the publication of the special theory of relativity, there remains a tendency to venerate Einstein's genius without actually understanding his achievement. This book offers the opportunity to truly comprehend the workings of one of humanity's greatest minds. More about this book >

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Lincoln Barnett

Lincoln Kinnear Barnett (1909–1979) was an author and editor whose work appeared in Life Magazine over many years and who wrote popular books on a wide range of topics. He struck a chord with a little classic of popular scientific exposition in 1948, The Universe and Dr. Einstein. Praised by Einstein himself as a fine introduction to relativity for the layman, The Universe and Dr. Einstein has been published in more than 100 editions in at least thirteen languages since its original appearance. (via Dover Publications)

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