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1905: Year Of Light

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E=MC². Who really understands what lies behind Albert Einstein's famous formula? Follows the development of his scientific ideas with great cinematic style. The documentary deftly combines an appreciation of Einstein's scientific accomplishments, his trials and tribulations in gaining recognition, and his relationships both personal and professional.

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    marysue m. (Newark, NJ)
    July 9th, 2015 at 07:47 PM

    Another great source for our Deaf students to better understand moments in history!