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Alan Lightman—Einstein's Dreams

To celebrate the birthday of Albert Einstein, we turn to Professor Alan Lightman, best-selling author of Einstein's Dreams. In this interview excerpt, the physicist/author examines the role of art in education and our lives. Lightman is the first professor at MIT to receive a joint appointment in the sciences and the humanities. For more information about Lightman, visit Wrting and Humanistic Studies.

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