Author(s): Robinson, Andrew,
Date of Publication: 03/09/2019,
Pagination: 376 pages, 33 b-w illus.,
Imprint: Yale University Press
Published By: Yale University Press
Book Classification: Biography: science technology & medicine
Young Einstein's passion for British physics, epitomized by Newton, had sparked his scientific development around 1900. British astronomers had confirmed his general theory of relativity, making him internationally famous in 1919. Welcomed by the British people, who helped him campaign against Nazi anti-Semitism, he even intended to become a British citizen.
So why did Einstein then leave Britain, never to return to Europe?