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- Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 15.99
By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs , this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein. How did his mind work? What made him a genius? Isaacson?s biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. His fascinating story is a testament to the connection... more...
- Running Press 2009; US$ 18.95
With commentary by the greatest physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, this anthology has garnered impressive reviews. PW has called it “a gem of a collection? while New Scientist magazine notes the “thrill of reading Einstein?s own words.? From the writings that revealed the famous Theory of Relativity, to other papers that shook the scientific... more...
- DK Publishing 1999; US$ 16.95
You're no idiot of course. You know that Albert Einstein came up with the famous "E=mc" equation and that his hair looked like it had survived a nuclear test blast. But when it comes to understanding his theories and how they changed the world--well, youre no Einstein. Dont go nuclear yet! The Complete Idiots Guide to Understanding Einstein shows how... more...
- Saddleback Publishing 2008; US$ 10.95
Few people have had as great an impact on our understanding of the natural world than Albert Einstein. His brilliant insights into the nature of the universe transformed life in the twentieth century. Read this fascinating story of a true genius and his efforts to bring about a peaceful world. Guided by Time Magazine's list of 100 most influential... more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 69.95
Hermann Günther Graßmann was one of the 19th century's most remarkable scientists, but many aspects of his life have remained in the dark. This book assembles essential, first-hand information on the Graßmann family. It sheds light on the family's struggle for scientific knowledge, progress and education. It puts a face on the protagonists... more...
- MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 4.99
This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an... more...
- Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 44.99
Our understanding of the physical universe underwent a revolution in the early twentieth century - evolving from the classical physics of Newton, Galileo, and Maxwell to the modern physics of relativity and quantum mechanics.The dominant figure in this revolutionary change was Albert Einstein. In a single year, 1905, Einstein produced breakthrough... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 17.95
Nearly fifty years after his death, Albert Einstein remains one of America's foremost cultural icons. A thicket of materials, ranging from scholarly to popular, have been written, compiled, produced, and published about his life and his teachings. Among the ocean of Einsteinia-scientific monographs, biographies, anthologies, bibliographies, calendars,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 49.99
Many regard Albert Einstein as the greatest physicist since Newton. What exactly did he do that is so important in physics? We provide an introduction to his physics at a level accessible to an undergraduate physics student. All equations are worked out in detail from the beginning. Einstein's doctoral thesis and his Brownian motion paper were... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 33.95
It is well known that Einstein founded twentieth-century physics with his work on relativity and quanta, but what do we really know about these ground breaking ideas? How were they discovered? What should we retain today from the conceptual upheavals he initiated? Through a selection of concrete scenes taken from Einstein's life, the author offers... more...