The Universe and Doctor Einstein is a layman's introduction to the theory of relativity. It includes a foreword by Einstein, and has been reprinted several times. His work popularizing science subjects included consulting work on the film Journey to the Center of the Earth.
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- Lincoln Barnett at the Internet Movie Database