Author: Tirthankar Das Purkayastha

Tagore and Einstein: Two Kindred Spirits

Reading Time: 8 minutesTagore’s meetings with Einstein which took place in 1930 and which elicited reactions, both respectful and not-so-respectful, from the scientific community were significant if only because of the opportunity they offered to two great minds of the modern age to know each other.  The apparent dissonance between the temperament of a poet and that of a […]