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A stubbornly persistent illusion : the essential scientific writings of Albert Einstein

Author: Albert Einstein; Stephen Hawking
Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : Running Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Brings together a compilation of the most important works by Albert Einstein, presenting his papers on the Theory of Relativity, quantum theory, statistical mechanics, the photoelectric effect, and other studies that transformed modern physics.
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Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Einstein; Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 9780762430031 0762430036
OCLC Number: 212249360
Notes: Statement of responsibility from book jacket.
Subtitle on jacket: The essential scientific works of Albert Einstein.
Description: xi, 468 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: The principle of relativity --
Relativity, the special and general theory --
Sidelights on relativity --
Selection from The meaning of relativity, "Space and time in pre-relativity physics" --
Selections from The evolution of physics, "Relativity, field" and "Quanta" --
Autobiographical notes --
Selections from Out of my later years.
Other Titles: Stubbornly persistent illusion :
Writings of Albert Einstein
Hawking on Einstein
Responsibility: [edited, with commentary, by Stephen Hawking].
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"Science Books & Films," June 2008"Hawking's book is stimulating and provides the reader with motivation for studying physics and engaging the universe."

 
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