Einstein Miracle Year (1996)

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  • Einstein Revealed Alternative

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The first programme in a two-part profile of Albert Einstein, focusing on the contradictions in his work and private life. Archive material is combined with a dramatised portrayal of the scientist, pictured at the age of 53, reflecting on a life of youthful rebellion and discoveries that changed perceptions of the universe. The programme concludes with an account of the extraordinary six-month period in 1905 in which Einstein worked out the size of atoms and developed the quantum theory of light and the special theory of relativity.

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