Matthew Stanley Einstein’s War: How Relativity Triumphed Amid the Vicious Nationalism of World War I
Einstein’s War is a riveting exploration of both the beauty of scientific creativity and enduring horrors of human nature. These two great forces battle in a story that culminates with a victory now a century old, the mind bending theory of general relativity.
Carole Marks with Matthew Stanley
Matthew Stanley teaches and researches the history and philosophy of science. He holds degrees in astronomy, religion, physics, and the history of science and is interested in the connections between science and the wider culture.
Stanley has also worked with a nationwide National Science Foundation-funded effort to use the humanities to improve science education in the college classroom. In his spare time, he co-hosts the science podcast What the If? Stanley was awarded the 2019 NYU Distinguished Teaching Award and the 2014-2015 Gallatin Dean’s Award for Excellence in Teaching.
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