Lincoln Barnett

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Lincoln Barnett
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Died1979 Edit this on Wikidata (aged 69–70)
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Lincoln Kinnear Barnett (1909–1979) was an editor and author,[1] most notably at Life Magazine for many years.

Lincoln Barnett wrote a number of books, including "The Universe and Doctor Einstein",[2] "The World We Live In", and "The Treasure of Our Tongue".[3] [4]

The Universe and Doctor Einstein is a layman's introduction to the theory of relativity. It includes a foreword by Albert 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.[5]


  1. ^ Clark, Alfred E. (September 10, 1979). "Lincoln Barnett, Ex-Editor of Life; Joined Tribune in Depression". The New York Times. New York, New York. Retrieved 2010-03-28.
  2. ^ Barnett, Lincoln (1948). The Universe and Doctor Einstein. New York: William Sloane Associates.
  3. ^ Barnett, Lincoln (1964). The treasure of our tongue; the story of English from its obscure beginnings to its present eminence as the most widely spoken language. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.
  4. ^ Lalley, J.M. (1965). "The Rebuilding of Babel" (pdf). Modern Age. 9 (2): 200–201. Retrieved 2010-04-17.
  5. ^ Lincoln Barnett at the Internet Movie Database

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