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When We Cease to Understand the World

A fast-paced, mind-expanding literary work about scientific discovery, ethics and the unsettled distinction between genius and madness.Albert Einstein opens a letter sent to him from the Eastern Front of World War I. Inside, he finds the first exact solution to the equations of general relativity, unaware that it contains a monster that could destr...
Publish Date
2020
September 3
Goodreads rating
4.19
ISBN
9781782276128
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Sep 06, 2020
Just finished 'When We Cease To Understand The World' (by Benjamin Labatut), an amazingly insightful narrative about the dark interconnected web behind some of the great discoveries of the last 100 years. Never read a book like it. Can highly recommend.      source