ALTERNATIVE ENERGY: The Einstein of Alternative Energy?


Harley Shaiken provides a personal look at noted scientist Stanford Ovshinsky.

I first met Stanford Ovshinsky as the Sixties began to unfold. I was 15, and Stan, as he always liked to be called, was the most remarkable person I had ever met. He was a brilliant scientist and inventor who passionately wanted to change the world. And now, almost five decades later, I would not change my assessment about him except to add that he has succeeded in changing the world in remarkable ways.

Publication date: 
January 15, 2008
Publication type: 
Berkeley Review of Latin American Studies Article