A Letter From The Publisher, Feb. 19, 1979

Associate Editor Frederic Golden was a journalism student at Columbia University in 1955 when he heard of Albert Einstein's death. Though relativity baffled him, Golden knew instantly that science — and civilization — had lost a major hero. "Einstein was the symbol of learning generation," and explains wisdom for Golden, my who wrote this week's cover story on the new wave of interest in Einstein as followers celebrate the centennial of his birth. "He is the scientist of our age, but he is also remembered for his...

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