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Summer Reading 2015
In the Media

 

Interviews and Talks:

 

Alan Lightman, 'Science and the Human Spirit'
MAY 06, 200512:00 AM ET
NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO

 

MIT Interview: Alan Lightman--Einstein
To celebrate the birthday of Albert Einstein, we turn to Professor Alan Lightman, best-selling author of Einstein's Dreams. In this interview excerpt, the physicist/author examines the role of art in education and our lives. Lightman is the first professor at MIT to receive a joint appointment in the sciences and the humanities. For more information about Lightman, visit Writing and Humanistic Studies.

 

The physicist as novelist: Alan Lightman at TEDx Wellesley College

 

'The Ghost of My Childhood' by Alan Lightman

 

Book Reviews:

 

A Kiss Is Just a Kiss of Immediacy
by Dennis Overbye
New York Times
Published: January 3, 1993 

 

Time and Time Again: EINSTEIN'S DREAMS
by Richard Eder
Los Angeles Times
Published January 10, 1993

 

Podcasts and Blogs:

 

Radiolab: "Time"

Why half of the life you experience is over by age 7

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