John Wheeler On General Relativity

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John Wheeler (age 27), Princeton Physics Department, Specialist in atomic and nuclear physics. He encapsulated general relativity in one clear sentence:

“Mass tells spacetime how to curve and spacetime tells mass how to move.”

Albert gave his last seminar in Wheeler’s class. Room 309

From “Einstein’s Unfinished Symphony”, by Marcia Bartusiak – 2000

Bookpeople – 11-06-03

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