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Book Review: The Other Einstein is a bleak portrait of life in a genius’ shadow

Marie Benedict became intrigued with Albert Einstein’s first wife, Mileva Mari?, while helping her son write a report on a kids’ book about the creator of the world’s most famous equation. A line in Who Was Albert Einstein? about how Mari? had also been a physicist inspired Benedict to do more research, which led her to the debate among scientists about what role Einstein’s wife might have played in the development of the theory of relativity.
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