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Stubbornly Persistent Illusion : the Essential Scientific Works of Albert Einstein.

Author: Stephen Hawking
Publisher: New York : Perseus Books Group, 2009.
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With commentary by the greatest physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, this anthology has garnered impressive reviews. PW has called it "a gem of a collection" while New Scientist magazine notes the "thrill of reading Einstein's own words." From the writings that revealed the famous Theory of Relativity, to other papers that shook the scientific world of the 20th century, A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion belongs in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Hawking, Stephen.
Stubbornly Persistent Illusion : The Essential Scientific Works of Albert Einstein.
New York : Perseus Books Group, ©2009
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 9780762439225 076243922X
OCLC Number: 654029357
Description: 1 online resource (480 pages)
Contents: Preliminaries; CONTENTS; INTRODUCTION BY STEPHEN HAWKING; THE PRINCIPLE OF RELATIVITY; RELATIVITY THE SPECIAL AND GENERAL THEORY; SIDELIGHTS ON RELATIVITY; SELECTION FROM THE MEANING OFRELATIVITY, "SPACE AND TIME INPRE-RELATIVITY PHYSICS"; SELECTIONS FROM THE EVOLUTIONOF PHYSICS, "RELATIVITY, FIELD"AND "QUANTA"; AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL NOTES; SELECTIONS FROM OUT OF MY LATER YEARS; INDEX.

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With commentary by the greatest physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, this anthology has garnered impressive reviews. PW has called it "a gem of a collection" while New Scientist magazine notes the "thrill of reading Einstein's own words." From the writings that revealed the famous Theory of Relativity, to other papers that shook the scientific world of the 20th century, A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion belongs in every science fan's library.

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