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Einstein's cosmos : how Albert Einstein's vision transformed our understanding of space and time

Author: Michio Kaku
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2004.
Series: Great discoveries.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A physicist demonstrates how Albert Einstein used simple, picture-based imagery to convey his theories about relativity and subsequently changed the way people thought about the world.
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Genre/Form: Popular works
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michio Kaku
ISBN: 039305165X 9780393051650
OCLC Number: 53796881
Description: 251 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Physics before Einstein --
Early years --
Special relativity and "The Miracle Year" --
General relativity and "The Happiest Thought in My Life" --
New copernicus --
Big bang and black holes --
Unification and the quantum challenge --
War, peace, and --
Einstein's prophetic legacy.
Series Title: Great discoveries.
Responsibility: Michio Kaku.
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Michio Kaku--leading theoretical physicist (a cofounder of string theory) and bestselling science storyteller--shows how Einstein used seemingly simple images to lead a revolution in science.  Read more...

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