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Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

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  • Einstein A to Zby Karen C. Fox; Aries Keck

    Wiley 2004; US$ 17.95

    Einstein was the twentieth century's most celebrated scientist - a man who developed the theory of relativity, revolutionised physics and became an iconic genius in the popular imagination. Essays range from the reasonably scientific including the theory of relativity, to the odd and engaging, such as Einstein's brain, his favourite jokes and films.... more...

  • My Einsteinby John Brockman

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2006; US$ 16.00

    In this fascinating volume, today?s foremost scientists discuss their own versions and visions of Einstein: how he has influenced their worldviews, their ideas, their science, and their professional and personal lives. These twenty-four essays are a testament to the power of scientific legacy and are essential reading for scientist and layperson alike.Contributors... more...

  • Secrets of the Old Oneby Jeremy Bernstein

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 25.00

    Tells the story of Einstein's papers and their impact. While to a professional physicist the mathematics in these papers is quite straight forward, the ideas behind the mathematics are not. This book aims to make these ideas accessible to a general reader with no more mathematics than one learns in high school. more...

  • Einstein and the Birth of Big Scienceby Peter Coles

    Icon Books 2001; US$ 7.95

    In this book, Peter Coles examines insights into the sociological conflict between "Big Science" and popular culture that are as real today as they were in the 1920s. more...

  • The Einstein Dossiersby Siegfried Grundmann

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 69.95

    Focuses on the political aspects of Albert Einstein and his work as viewed by various national authorities between the two world wars, contributing toward a better understanding of Einstein's decisive break with Germany. This book scrutinizes Einstein's FBI file from 1950-55 against material from European investigative files. more...

  • Der jugendliche Einstein und Aarauby Herbert Hunziker

    Springer 2005; US$ 39.95

    Es darf als gesichert gelten, dass Einstein bereits 1895-1896, whrend er sich an der Aargauischen Kantonsschule auf die Maturittsprfung vorbereitete, erste Ideen zur Relativittstheorie entwickelte. Die Publikation befasst sich eingehend mit der Aarauer Zeit des spter zu Weltruhm gelangten Physikers und bespricht die grundlegenden Ideen seiner Arbeiten... more...

  • Einstein's Struggles with Quantum Theoryby Dipankar Home; Andrew Whitaker

    Springer 2007; US$ 199.00

    Provides an account of Albert Einstein's thinking in regard to quantum physics. This book presents a mathematical as well as a non-mathematical route through the theories, controversies, and investigations, making the discourse both readable and understandable to those interested in Einstein and quantum theory. more...

  • Albert Einstein: Gentle Geniusby Don Herweck

    Teacher Created Materials Publishing 2007; US$ 8.99

    Albert Einstein is probably the most influential scientist and greatest physicist of the twentieth century. He revolutionized our ideas about time and space, and he is best known for his theory of relativity and his equation E=mc2, which explains the relationship between energy and mass. By age 30, he was considered by many to be one of the world?s... more...

  • Die Weltlinie - Albert Einstein und die moderne Physik (German Edition)by Jukka Maalampi; M. Stern

    Springer 2008; US$ 29.99

    Die Entwicklung der modernen Physik vom 19. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart beschreibt der Autor auf amüsante Weise und kommt dabei ganz ohne Formeln aus. Das Leben Einsteins und seine wissenschaftlichen Leistungen ziehen sich als roter Faden durch das Buch. Diese Leser begegnen Einsteins Kollegen Poincaré, Boltzmann und Bohr, Hahn und Meitner und vielen... more...

  • Subtle is the Lordby Abraham Pais

    Oxford University Press, UK 2005; US$ 18.99

    Subtle is the Lord is recognized as the definitive scientific biography of Albert Einstein, written by an award-winning physicist turned historian who knew Einstein personally in the last years of his life. Pais illuminates the man through his science, with authority, precision, and liveliness. - ;Subtle is the Lord is widely recognized as the definitive... more...