Theories Of Relativity [Afternoon Reading]
Specially commissioned stories to mark the centenary of EINSTEIN's discovery.
|01||What Did Einstein Ever Do For Topher Quigley||20050627||By Marianne Carey.|
Car park attendant Topher Quigley shares a packet of ginger nuts and his personal philosophy with a time-travelling EINSTEIN.
|02||Locksmith||20050628||By Finlay Welsh.|
In the wake of World War II, and the development of the atomic bomb, EINSTEIN declared If only I had known, I would have become a locksmith.
This story evokes an alternative life in a parallel universe.
|03||Frames Of Reference||20050629||By Patricia Hannah.|
Mutual admiration can't bridge the space between them when Science flirts with Art in an EDINBURGH café.
|04||Eclipse||20050630||By Douglas Young.|
In 1919 a group of scientists travel to the wild Atlantic island of Principe to view a total eclipse of the sun, hoping to test EINSTEIN's Theory.
But they can't resist betting on the outcome and consulting with a shaman to ensure clear skies.
|05 LAST||Sunseeker||20050701||By Paul Magrs.|
A retired scientist conducts a final physics experiment when she sends a postcard to her family from beyond the grave.