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Albert Einstein : his work and its influence on our world

Author: Leopold Infeld
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 1950.
Series: Twentieth century library.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leopold Infeld
OCLC Number: 996961
Description: vi, 132 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Overcoming prejudices --
Before the Einstein revolution. The origins of the ether concept --
The failure of the ether concept --
The first Einstein revolution. One and two but not three --
The moving clock --
Galileo and Lorentz --
One principle instead of two --
"A paradox? A paradox! A most ingenious paradox!" --
The second Einstein revolution. The falling elevator --
Three themes --
The universe --
Einstein's part in the great unfinished revolution. The birth of quantum theory --
Quanta --
Photons --
Beyond the revolutions. The search for unity --
The philosopher and the man --
Events in the life of Einstein.
Series Title: Twentieth century library.
Responsibility: Leopold Infeld.

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