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Albert Einstein : a biography

Author: Alice Calaprice; Trevor Lipscombe
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2005.
Series: Greenwood biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the life and work of the physicist whose theory of relativity revolutionized scientific thinking.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alice Calaprice; Trevor Lipscombe
ISBN: 0313330808 9780313330803
OCLC Number: 57208188
Description: xxiii, 161 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: "It is a known fact that I was born--
" --
Training the mind --
To love and to work --
The physics of the "year of miracles," 1905 --
Academic life in Switzerland --
The early Berlin years : war and pacifism --
The road to general relativity --
The later Berlin years : postwar turmoil and the rise of Hitler --
On the road again --
Coming to America --
Final years of an "enfant terrible" --
Einstein the experimenter.
Series Title: Greenwood biographies.
Responsibility: Alice Calaprice and Trevor Lipscombe.
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