By Alice Munro
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Anécdotas en apariencia banales se transforman en las manos de Munro en pura emoción, y su estilo muestra estas emociones sin dificultad, gracias a un talento excepcional que arrastra al lector dentro de las historias casi sin preámbulos.
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They did find that the part of Einstein’s brain associated with mathematical reasoning, 58 Einstein Book 9/18/07 3:47 PM Page 59 the inferior parietal, was fifteen percent wider on both sides than normal. Albert Einstein was considered to be one of the world’s rare geniuses, as Isaac Newton was in his time. Fame and popularity meant nothing to Einstein. In fact, they often distressed him. He had little use for wealth or material goods. He continued to be amazed that people needed so many things to make them happy.
But he was very lonely living alone in Berlin. To relieve his loneliness, Einstein often visited his Uncle Rudolf who lived in Berlin. Rudolf Einstein’s daughter, Elsa, lived there as well with her two daughters, Margot and Ilse. Albert Einstein and Elsa Einstein were cousins. They had often played together as children. He felt very comfortable with her. He liked the two girls, too. When Albert played the violin and Elsa played the piano, the girls were charmed. Einstein found he liked living in Berlin.
Unlike the robust Hans, Eduard was a frail child. With the birth of a second child, Mileva Einstein believed the family needed more money. Einstein added more lectures. He began thinking about the problems of gravity. In 1911 Einstein was offered a higher salary to teach at the University of Prague. Soon, Albert Einstein’s fame spread. He was 31 Einstein Book 9/18/07 3:46 PM Page 32 invited to meetings with world famous scientists. Then Einstein was offered three jobs, director of physics at the prestigious Kaiser Wilhelm Institute, membership in the Prussian Academy of Science, and professor at the University of Berlin.