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NOVA: Inside Einstein’s Mind

Airs Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 at 9 p.m. on KPBS TV

Einstein understanding light through speed and time.

Credit: Courtesy of HELLOCHARLIE LTD / WGBH

Above: Einstein understanding light through speed and time.

Photo credit: Courtesy of HELLOCHARLIE LTD / WGBH

The theory that space time is shaped by matter.

Photo credit: Courtesy of Julian Schwanitz / WGBH

Dr. David Scherer (right) with atomic clock equipment at Microsemi Laboratory.

Explore the science behind the headlines in PBS’ premier science series. With compelling stories and spectacular visuals, NOVA programs demystify science and technology for viewers of all ages and spotlight people involved in scientific pursuits.

"Inside Einstein's Mind" - Retrace Einstein's thought experiments as NOVA reveals the simple but powerful ideas that reshaped our understanding of gravity, illuminating the theory of general relativity-and Einstein's brilliance-as never before.

Einstein Quotes

Albert Einstein was a gifted writer and speaker, both in his scientific and his personal spheres. Drawn from letters, speeches, and interviews over the decades before his death in 1955, the quotes in this interactive feature offer a stimulating peek inside the mind of history's most beloved scientist. Einstein's concern for humanity, his humor, and above all his lifelong focus on higher intellectual ideals shine forth in these brief snippets.

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Retrace the thought experiments that inspired his theory on the nature of reality.

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