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Martin Rees

Martin Rees is Astronomer Royal, and has been Master of Trinity College and Director of the Institute of Astronomy at Cambridge University. As a member of the UK’s House of Lords and former President of the Royal Society, he is much involved in international science and issues of technological risk. His books include Our Cosmic Habitat (Princeton), Just Six NumbersOur Final Hour (published in the UK as Our Final Century) and On the Future: Prospects for Humanity. He lives in Cambridge, UK.
Einstein on the Run
In the autumn of 1933, Albert Einstein was living alone in an isolated holiday hut in Norfolk, ‘on the run’ from Nazi death threats. There, he toiled peacefully at mathematics while occasionally stepping out for walks or to play his violin. Andrew Robinson tells the story of the world’s greatest scientist’s long and fruitful relationship with Britain for the first time. Young Einstein’s passion for British physics, epitomized by Isaac Newton, had sparked his scientifi...