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

Author: Albert Einstein; Stephen Hawking
Publisher: Philadelphia : Running Press, [2009]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First paperback editionView 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Einstein; Stephen Hawking
ISBN: 9780762435647 076243564X
OCLC Number: 472165970
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: ©2007.
Description: xi, 468 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction by Stephen Hawking --
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.
Responsibility: [edited, with commentary, by Stephen Hawking].

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Bestselling author and physicist Stephen Hawking assembles the most groundbreaking works by Albert Einstein together into one volume and provides introductions to each work.  Read more...

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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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