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- Springer New York 2006; US$ 25.00
Noted science writer Jeremy Bernstein tells the remarkable story of Einstein?s papers and their impact one century ago. Beginning on the 18th of March, 1905, at approximately eight week intervals, the noted German physics journal Annalen der Physik received three hand-written manuscripts from a relatively unknown patent examiner in Bern. The patent... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Here is the definitive new edition of the hugely popular collection of Einstein quotations that has sold tens of thousands of copies worldwide and been translated into twenty-five languages. The Ultimate Quotable Einstein features 400 additional quotes, bringing the total to roughly 1,600 in all. This ultimate edition includes new sections--"On... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 27.50
Dieter Hoffmann studierte von 1967 bis 1972 Physik an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; dort promovierte (1976) und habilitierte er (1989) auf dem Gebiet der Wissenschaftsgeschichte. Von 1976 bis 1991 führte er wissenschaftshistorische Forschungstätigkeiten an der Akademie der Wissenschaften der DDR aus und war danach u.a. Stipendiat... more...