Season one charts how Albert Einstein—an imaginative, rebellious patent clerk, who couldn’t get a teaching job or a doctorate—unlocked the mysteries of the atom and the universe. Based on Walter Isaacson’s critically acclaimed book “Einstein: His Life and Universe.”
The life of the 20th century’s most brilliant icon, Albert Einstein, was full of passionate, volatile relationships.
After butting heads in class, Einstein falls in love with the determined Mileva Maric. Their affair raises eyebrows.
Einstein struggles to support his pregnant wife and land an academic post in a rigid world of tradition and protocol.
Albert Einstein and Mileva juggle raising a kids with his attempts to catch the eye of the scientific establishment.
Einstein begins to experience the academic life he coveted, but he falters in his familial responsibilities. He is reintroduced to his cousin Elsa.
Einstein moves his family for work, and to be closer to his new love, Elsa. He sets out to prove his theory as his marriage reaches a breaking point.
In the wake of the war, patriotism corrupts one of Albert Einstein’s closest friends, Fritz Haber, pitting them against each other.
Einstein and his wife Elsa attempt to flee Germany after the rise of the Nazis, but they face unexpected roadblocks.
Albert Einstein settles into life in America, but dangers abroad continue to be a threat to both him and his former colleagues.