Passionate Minds: The Great Scientific Affair

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Emilie du Chatelet was one of the greatest thinkers of the 18th century, a woman whose work was of vital use to Einstein and who, until now, has been largely ignored by history. Fiercely intellectual and passionate, Emilie's relationship with Voltaire was as radical as her thinking; only after swordfights, wild affairs and rigging the French national lottery did the two finally find love together. In an isolated chateau they combined their unique talents, producing theories more than a century ahead of their time. Together ...

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Passionate Minds: The Great Scientific Affair
2007, Abacus, London

ISBN-13: 9780349119076

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Passionate Minds: The Great Scientific Affair
2006, Little, Brown & Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316730877

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