Includes bibliographical references and index.
A bouquet of numbers for Olivia -- Was Einstein smart? -- A love story -- Deuteronomy -- An unsolved mystery -- Einstein and his teacher -- Einstein versus Einstein -- Wien's law -- A quantum of education -- Sommerfeld's footnote -- Quantum mechanics -- A song for Molly -- A Schrödinger equation -- The life of a cell -- Who was Hall? -- An encore song for Molly -- Entropy -- A letter to my fellow quantum mechanics.
"This book is an essay collection, along with short stories, which attempts to explain some scientific ideas. Jeremy Bernstein was a long time staff writer for The New Yorker Magazine as well as a theoretical physicist. He has received several awards for his writing"-- Provided by publisher.