Lessons learned from Einstein’s ‘Genius’

Geoffrey Rush as Einstein
An elderly Albert Einstein, played by Geoffrey Rush, blows out a candle on a birthday cake in the final episode of National Geographic Channel’s “Genius” TV series. (National Geographic Channel Photo)

Don’t expect to hear a lot about relativity in the final chapter of Albert Einstein’s life story, as told tonight in the season finale of National Geographic Channel’s “Genius” TV series.

But do expect to see a lot about the humanitarian – and all-too-human – side of the 20th century’s best-known scientist.

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By Alan Boyle

Mastermind of Cosmic Log, contributing editor at GeekWire, author of "The Case for Pluto: How a Little Planet Made a Big Difference," president of the Council for the Advancement of Science Writing. Check out "About Alan Boyle" for more fun facts.

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