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- 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...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 109.95
In Against the Tide: An Autobiographical Account of a Professional Outsider, Leslie Woods relates the fascinating story of his life from fisherman's son in New Zealand to head of the Mathematical Institute at the University of Oxford. After starting at a trade school, he won a scholarship to a university, then joined the RNZAF, and later became a fighter... more...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 16.99
Albert Einstein did not impress his first teachers. They found him a dreamy child without an especially promising future. But some time in his early years he developed what he called "wonder" about the world. Later in life, he remembered two instances from his childhood--his fascination at age five with a compass and his introduction to the lucidity... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 69.99
Albert Einstein, der größte Physiker seit Newton, wurde 1879 in Ulm geboren. Im Jahre 1929 schrieb er der "Ulmer Abendpost" auf eine Anfrage: "Die Stadt der Geburt hängt dem Leben als etwas ebenso Einzigartiges an wie die Herkunft von der leiblichen Mutter. Auch der Geburtsstadt verdanken wir einen Teil unseres Wesens. So gedenke ich Ulms in... 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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 65.00
Analogies play a fundamental role in science. To understand how and why, at a given moment, a certain analogy was used, one has to know the specific, historical circumstances under which the new idea was developed. This historical background is never presented in scientific articles and quite rarely in books. For the general reader, the undergraduate... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1994; US$ 74.00
Although Padé presented his fundamental paper at the end of the last century, the studies on Padé's approximants only became significant in the second part of this century.Padé procedure is related to the theory of continued fractions, and some convergence theorems can be expressed only in terms of continued fractions. Further,... more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 12.99
New York Times bestselling author Edward Dolnick brings to light the true story of one of the most pivotal moments in modern intellectual history?when a group of strange, tormented geniuses invented science as we know it, and remade our understanding of the world. Dolnick?s earth-changing story of Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the birth of... more...