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Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955

  • Einstein and the Quantumby A. Douglas Stone

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 19.95

    Einstein and the Quantum reveals for the first time the full significance of Albert Einstein's contributions to quantum theory. Einstein famously rejected quantum mechanics, observing that God does not play dice. But, in fact, he thought more about the nature of atoms, molecules, and the emission and absorption of light--the core of what we now... more...

  • Einstein: The First Hundred Yearsby Maurice Goldsmith; Alan Mackay; James Woudhuysen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Einstein: The First Hundred Years presents the great contribution of Albert Einstein to the development of science. This book discusses the significant role of Einstein's existence as a scientist who turned out to be a great public figure that changed the society's consciousness of science for good. Organized into five parts encompassing 17 chapters,... more...

  • Einstein's Physicsby Ta-Pei Cheng

    OUP Oxford 2013; US$ 54.99

    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. more...

  • Relativity Made Relatively Easyby Andrew M. Steane

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 54.99

    This book unfolds the subject of Relativity for undergraduate students of physics. It fills a gap between introductory descriptions and texts for researchers. Assuming almost no prior knowledge, it allows the student to handle all the Relativity needed for a university course, with explanations as simple, thorough, and engaging as possible. more...

  • A Student's Guide to Einstein's Major Papersby Robert E Kennedy

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 44.99

    In 1905 Albert Einstein produced breakthrough work in three major areas of physics (atoms and Brownian motion, quanta, and the special theory of relativity), followed, in 1916, by the general theory of relativity. This book develops the detail of the papers, including the mathematics, to guide the reader in working through them. more...

  • Einstein and Religionby Max Jammer

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    The philosophy of religion and the quest for spiritual truth preoccupied Albert Einstein--so much that it has been said "one might suspect he was a disguised theologian." Nevertheless, the literature on the life and work of Einstein, extensive as it is, does not provide an adequate account of his religious conception and sentiments. Only fragmentarily... more...

  • Macht - Eigensinn - Engagementby Angela Pilch Ortega; Andrea Bernhard; Regina Mikula; Rudolf Egger

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 44.99

    Die Begriffe, mit denen eine Gesellschaft beschrieben wird, sind Ergebnisse von D- tungsversuchen rivalisierender Interessensgruppen und deren Weltsicht. Die hier in die Diskussion gebrachten Prinzipien, Urteile und Überzeugungen bestimmen in - ren Interpretationsräumen das soziale Gewebe, innerhalb dessen wir unser Leben interpretieren. Gesellschaftliche... more...

  • The Ultimate Quotable Einsteinby Albert Einstein; Alice Calaprice; Freeman Dyson

    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...

  • Hermann Graßmann ? Roots and Tracesby Hans-Joachim Petsche; Lloyd Kannenberg; Gottfried Keßler; Jolanta Liskowacka

    Birkhäuser Basel 2010; 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...

  • Die Weltlinie - Albert Einstein und die moderne Physikby Jukka Maalampi; Manfred Stern

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; Not Available

    Das Buch ist eine unterhaltsame und formelfreie Darstellung der modernen Physik vom 19. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Das Leben Albert Einsteins und seine wissenschaftlichen Leistungen ziehen sich als roter Faden durch den Text. Der Autor erläutert zentrale Begriffe und Ergebnisse der modernen Physik in populärwissenschaftlicher Form aus der historischen... more...