Einstein's Dreams Chapter Abstracts for Teachers

Alan Lightman
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Chapter Abstracts

Prologue through 24 April, 1905

* It is six o'clock in the morning and Einstein is at work waiting for the typist to arrive to type out his theory of time.

*14 April 1905 dream- Time is looked at as though it is a circle.

* 16 April 1905 dream- Time is looked at as though it is a flow of water.

* 19 April 1905 dream- Time is looked at as if it has three-dimensions and in this world there are in infinity of worlds.

* 24 April 1905 dream- In this world, time is looked at through two ways: mechanical and bodily time.

26 April, 1905 through Interlude

* 26 April 1905 dream- In this world, scientists in the past found that time flows more slowly the farther from the center of the earth.

* Because of the scientist's findings, people live in the mountains.

* 28 April 1905 dream- A world where time is absolute.

* Although movements of people is unpredictable, the movement of time is very predictable...

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