Theories Of Relativity

Specially commissioned stories to mark the centenary of EINSTEIN's discovery.

Episodes

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AR01What Did Einstein Ever Do For Topher Quigley20050627

By Marianne Carey.

Car park attendant Topher Quigley shares a packet of ginger nuts and his personal philosophy with a time-travelling EINSTEIN.

AR02Locksmith20050628

By Finlay Welsh.

In the wake of World War II, and the development of the atomic bomb, EINSTEIN declared If only I had known, I would have become a locksmith.

This story evokes an alternative life in a parallel universe.

AR03Frames Of Reference20050629

By Patricia Hannah.

Mutual admiration can't bridge the space between them when Science flirts with Art in an EDINBURGH café.

AR04Eclipse20050630

By Douglas Young.

In 1919 a group of scientists travel to the wild Atlantic island of Principe to view a total eclipse of the sun, hoping to test EINSTEIN's Theory.

But they can't resist betting on the outcome and consulting with a shaman to ensure clear skies.

AR05 LASTSunseeker20050701

By Paul Magrs.

A retired scientist conducts a final physics experiment when she sends a postcard to her family from beyond the grave.