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Einstein from B to Z

Author: John J Stachel
Publisher: Boston : Birkhäuser, 2002.
Series: Einstein studies, vol. 9
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 37 articles on Albert Einstein. It debunks many of the old myths about Einstein and offers novel insight into his life and work. It also discusses Einstein's troubled relationship  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Stachel
ISBN: 0817641432 9780817641436 3764341432 9783764341435
OCLC Number: 237532460
Description: XI, 556 Seiten.
Contents: IntroductionPart I: The Human SideAlbert Einstein: The Man Beyond the MythAlbert EinsteinAlbert Einstein: (1879-1955)The Young Einstein: Poetry and TruthAlbert Einstein and Mileva Maric: A Collaboration that Failed to DevelopEinstein's Jewish IdentityEinstein on Civil LibertyEinstein and the "Research Passion"Part II: Editing the Einstein Papers"A Man of My Type"---Editing the Einstein PapersIntroduction to the Guide to the Duplicate Einstein Archive and Control IndexPart III: Surveys of Einstein's WorkIntroduction to Einstein: The Formative YearsThe Other Einstein: Einstein Contra Field TheoryPart IV: Special Relativity"What Song the Syrens Sang": How Did Einstein Discover Special Relativity?Einstein and Ether Drift ExperimentsEinstein and Michelson: The Context of Discovery and the Context of JustificationEinstein on the Theory of RelativityEinstein's First Derivation of Mass--Energy EquivalencePart V: General RelativityEinstein's Odyssey: His Journey from Special to General RelativityThe Genesis of General RelativityThe Rigidly Rotating Disk as the "Missing Link" in the History of General RelativityThe First Two ActsHow Einstein Discovered General Relativity: A Historical Tale with Some Contemporary MoralsEinstein's Search for General Covariance, 1912-1915Belated Decision in the Hilbert--Einstein Priority DisputeThe Origin of Gravitational Lensing: A Postcript to Einstein's 1936 Science PaperNew Light on the Einstein--Hilbert Priority QuestionPart VI: Quantum TheoryEinstein and the Quantum: Fifty Years of StruggleEinstein and Quantum MechanicsEinstein's Light-Quantum Hypothesis, or Why Didn't Einstein Propose a Quantum Gas a Decade-and-a-Half Earlier?Part VII: Einstein and OthersEinstein and NewtonEddington and EinsteinEinstein and Infeld: Seen through their CorrespondenceLanczos's Early Contributions to Relativity and His Relationship with EinsteinEinstein and BoseEinstein and 'Zweistein'Part VIII: Book Reviews'Subtle is the Lord' ... The Science and Life of Albert Einstein by Abraham PaisAlbert Einstein: A Biography by Albert Foelsing
Series Title: Einstein studies, vol. 9
Responsibility: John Stachel.

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