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Tue 13 Nov 2018

Trespassing on Einstein's Lawn review

Amanda Gefter begins her memoir as a fifteen year old girl sitting in a Chinese restaurant with her dad. Her dad asks her what is nothing?. Absence of everything she quips. Or a state of infinite, unbounded homogeneity.

She crashes into a science symposium with her father where she meets John Wheeler, famous theoretical physicist. He had coined the term blackhole and wormhole. He famous quote about how gravity worked, "Spacetime tells matter how to move; matter tells spacetime how to curve."

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