Physicists; Biography

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Bird of Passage: Recollections of a Physicist

Bird of Passage

Recollections of a Physicist

Princeton University Press (2014)

Here is the intensely personal and often humorous autobiography of one of the most distinguished...

Subtle is the Lord: The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein

Subtle is the Lord

The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein

OUP Oxford (1982)

Subtle is the Lord is recognized as the definitive scientific biography of Albert Einstein, written...

The Cambridge Companion to Newton
Cambridge University Press (2002)

In this volume a team of distinguished contributors examines all the main aspects of Newton's...

The Man Who Changed Everything: The Life of James Clerk Maxwell

The Man Who Changed Everything

The Life of James Clerk Maxwell

Wiley (2005)

This is the first biography in twenty years of James Clerk Maxwell, one of the greatest scientists...

Relativity Made Relatively Easy
OUP Oxford (2012)

This book unfolds the subject of Relativity for undergraduate students of physics. It fills a gap...

A Student's Guide to Einstein's Major Papers
OUP Oxford (2012)

In 1905 Albert Einstein produced breakthrough work in three major areas of physics (atoms and...

Einstein and Religion: Physics and Theology

Einstein and Religion

Physics and Theology

Princeton University Press (2011)

The philosophy of religion and the quest for spiritual truth preoccupied Albert Einstein--so much...

Albert Einstein: Gentle Genius
Teacher Created Materials (2007)

Albert Einstein is probably the most influential scientist and greatest physicist of the twentieth...

The Detonation Phenomenon
Cambridge University Press (2008)

This book introduces the detonation phenomenon for engineers with a background in thermodynamics and...

J. Robert Oppenheimer: A Life
Oxford University Press (2006)

Pais introduces us to a precocious youth who sped through Harvard in three years, made signal...