Why Einstein Couldn't Accept Uncertainty

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Dr. Albert Einstein writes out an equation for the density of the Milky Way on the blackboard at the Carnegie Institute, Mt. Wilson Observatory headquarters in Pasadena, Calif., on Jan. 14, 1931.

Journalist and author David Bodanis discusses his new book, Einstein’s Greatest Mistake, which looks at how Einstein's personality flaws - his stubborn nature and refusal to accept quantum mechanics - led him to drift away from from modern physics and his contemporaries during the final decades of his life.