Companion Stars: Einstein and Gödel at the Institute for Advanced Study

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05100028

Abstract

Two of the greatest geniuses of the twentieth century, Albert Einstein and Kurt Gödel, were colleagues in Princeton during the years 1940-55. This talk will explore the contrasting personalities, revolutionary results, consonant world views, and confluent interests in the nature of time that underlay their bond of friendship. John W Dawson, Einstein, genius, Godel, Institute for Advanced Study, friendship,