Albert Einstein

Was James Ensor’s secret that he didn’t really have one?

5 November 2016 9:00 am

On 2 August 1933 one of the more improbable meetings of the 20th century took place when Albert Einstein had…

Your future self might not recommend The Lost Time Accidents

18 June 2016 9:00 am

What are ‘lost time accidents’, apart from something on building-site signs announcing hours lost to worker injuries? In this novel…

A poetic and jargon-free textbook on theoretical physics is a surprise Christmas bestseller

12 December 2015 9:00 am

How a book on relativity and quantum theory became a surprise hit

Things to do: read this book

1 November 2014 9:00 am

It would be perverse not to succumb to the temptation to write this review as a list. So, the first…