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My Einstein : essays by twenty-four of the world's leading thinkers on the man, his work, and his legacy

Author: John Brockman
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Vintage books edView all editions and formats
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Essays marking the centennial of Einstein's special theory of relativity include contributions from Leonard Susskind, Janna Levin, Lee Smolin, and others on such topics as the Einstein myth and his influence on modern physics.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Brockman
ISBN: 9781400079506 1400079500
OCLC Number: 148729306
Description: xvi, 261 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Einstein when he's at home / Roger Highfield --
The freest man / Gino C. Sergè --
Mentor and sounding board / John Archibald Wheeler --
My Einstein suspenders / George F. Smoot --
Einstein, Moe, and Joe / Leon M. Lederman --
The true and the absurd / Charles Seife --
Albert Einstein : a scientific reactionary / Frank J. Tipler ---
Helen Dukas, Einstein's compass / George Dyson --
My three Einsteins / Corey S. Powell --
In search of Einstein / Lee Smolin --
Einstein and absolute reality / Anton Zeilinger --
A walk down Mercer Street / Steven Strogatz --
Things and thoughts / Peter Galison --
Childe Bernstein to relativity came / Jeremy Bernstein --
The books in the basement / George Johnson --
How he thought / Leonard Suskind --
Toward a moving train / Janna Levin --
Einstein's tie / Marcelo Gleiser --
The greatest discovery Einstein didn't make / Rocky Kolb --
The gift of time / Richard A. Muller --
Flying apart / Paul C.W. Davies --
Einstein in the Twilight Zone / Lawrence M. Krauss --
No beginning and no end / Paul J. Steinhardt --
Where is Einstein? / Maria Spiropulu.
Responsibility: edited by John Brockman.
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Essays marking the centennial of Einstein's special theory of relativity include contributions from Leonard Susskind, Janna Levin, Lee Smolin, and others on such topics as the Einstein myth and his influence on modern physics.

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