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Some strangeness in the proportion : a centennial symposium to celebrate the achievements of Albert Einstein

Author: Albert Einstein; Harry Woolf
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Advanced Book Program, 1980.
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Genre/Form: Congresses
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Some strangeness in the proportion.
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., Advanced Book Program, 1980
(OCoLC)624578282
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Einstein; Harry Woolf
ISBN: 0201099241 9780201099249
OCLC Number: 6626003
Description: xxxi, 539 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Einstein's Europe / Felix Gilbert --
Albert Einstein : encounter with America / Harry Woolf --
Relativity and twentieth-century intellectual life / Ernest Nagel --
Einstein's scientific program : the formative years / Gerald Holton --
On some other approaches to electrodynamics in 1905 / Arthur I. Miller --
Special relativity theory in engineering / Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky --
Comments on "Special relativity theory in engineering" / Edward M. Purcell --
Experimental challenges posed by the general theory of relativity / Irwin I. Shapiro --
Comments on "Experimental relativity / David T. Wilkinson --
Theoretical advances in general relativity / Stephen W. Hawking --
Comments on S. Hawking's "Theoretical advances in general relativity" / William G. Unruh --
No firm foundation : Einstein and the early quantum theory / Martin J. Klein --
Einstein's critique of Planck / Thomas S. Kuhn --
Einstein on particles, fields, and the quantum theory / Abraham Pais --
Comment on "Einstein on particles, fields, and the quantum theory" / Res Jost --
General relativity and differential geometry / Shiing-shen Chern --
Mathematics and physics / Tullio Regge --
The size and shape of the universe / Martin J. Rees --
Comment on "The size and shape of the universe / Phillip J.E. Peebles --
Galaxies and intergalactic matter / George B. Field --
Comment on "galaxies and intergalactic matter" / Wallace L.W. Sargent --
Beyond the black hole / John Archibald Wheeler --
Comment on the topic "Beyond the black hole" / Freeman Dyson --
Issues in cosmology / Dennis W. Sciama --
Symmetry paradoxes and other cosmological comments / Charles W. Misner --
On the extragalactic distance scale and the Hubble constant / Gerard de Vaucouleurs --
Quantum gravity and supergravity / Yuval Ne'eman --
Supergravity / Peter van Nieuwenhuizen --
Thirty years of knowing Einstein / Eugene P. Wigner --
Reminiscenses of Einstein / Else Rosenthal-Schneider --
Some reminiscenses about Einstein's visits to Leiden / George E. Uhlenbeck --
On playing with scientists : remarks at the Einstein centennial celebration concert by the Juilliard quartet / Robert Mann.
Responsibility: edited by Harry Woolf.

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