Front-Page Physics

Starting in 1919, Einstein was a famous, a celebrity, and an international phenomenon. A heavenly star had made him into a rock star!  Front-page headlines often touted his achievements.

“FATE HAD PLAYED AN UNEXPECTED TRICK: The faintly deflected starlight had dazzled the public, and suddenly Einstein was famous. This essentially simple man, a cloistered seeker after cosmic beauty, was now a world symbol, a focus of widespread adoration and of deep-rooted hatreds.    
                            
 Banesh Hoffman 
(colleague, collaborator, friend, and biographer of Einstein)

Front-Page Physics

Starting in 1919, Einstein was a famous, a celebrity, and an international phenomenon. A heavenly star had made him into a rock star!  Front-page headlines often touted his achievements.

“FATE HAD PLAYED AN UNEXPECTED TRICK: The faintly deflected starlight had dazzled the public, and suddenly Einstein was famous. This essentially simple man, a cloistered seeker after cosmic beauty, was now a world symbol, a focus of widespread adoration and of deep-rooted hatreds.    
                            
 Banesh Hoffman 
(colleague, collaborator, friend, and biographer of Einstein)