You could certainly make the argument that the world doesn't really need another book about Albert Einstein, but here comes one anyway. Walter Isaacson, author of the upcoming Einstein: His Life and Universe, writes an op-ed piece for the LA Times about the fabled scientist. He argues that successful science and math educational programs should emphasize "imagination and creativity" over rote learning.
Step 1: Open Your Lab Notebook. Step 2: Daydream.
Apr 10, 2007