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Einstein from 'B' to 'Z'

Author: John J Stachel
Publisher: Boston : Birkhäuser, 2002
Series: Einstein studies, vol. 9
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of 37 articles on Albert Einstein. It debunks many of the old myths about Einstein and offers novel insight into his life and work. It also discusses Einstein's troubled relationship  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John J Stachel
ISBN: 3764341432 9783764341435 0817641432 9780817641436
OCLC Number: 488637899
Description: xi, 556 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Machine generated contents note: I The Human Side1. Albert Einstein: The Man Beyond the Myth3. Albert Einstein13. Albert Einstein: (1879-1955)19. The Young Einstein: Poetry and Truth21. Albert Einstein and Mileva Maric:. A Collaboration that Failed to Develop39. Einstein's Jewish Identity57. Einstein on Civil Liberty85. Einstein and the "Research Passion"87. II Editing the Einstein Papers95. "A Man of My Type" --
Editing the Einstein Papers97. Introduction to the Guide to the Duplicate Einstein Archive. and Control Index113. III Surveys of Einstein's Work119. Introduction to Einstein: The Formative Years121. The Other Einstein: Einstein Contra Field Theory141. IV Special Relativity155. "What Song the Syrens Sang":. How Did Einstein Discover Special Relativity?157. Einstein and Ether Drift Experiments171. Einstein and Michelson: The Context of Discovery. and the Context of Justification177. Einstein on the Theory of Relativity191. Einstein's First Derivation of Mass-Energy Equivalence. (with Roberto Toretti)215. V General Relativity223. Einstein's Odyssey: His Journey from Special to General Relativity. 225. The Genesis of General Relativity233. The Rigidly Rotating Disk as the "Missing Link" in the. History of General Relativity245. The First Two Acts261. How Einstein Discovered General Relativity:. A Historical Tale with Some Contemporary Morals293. Einstein's Search for General Covariance, 1912-1915301. Belated Decision in the Hilbert-Einstein Priority Dispute. (with Leo Corry and Jiirgen Renn)339. The Origin of Gravitational Lensing:. A Postscript to Einstein's 1936 Science Paper. (with Jiirgen Renn and Tilman Sauer)347. New Light on the Einstein-Hilbert Priority Question353. VI Quantum Theory365. Einstein and the Quantum: Fifty Years of Struggle367. Einstein and Quantum Mechanics403. Einstein's Light-Quantum Hypothesis, or. Why Didn't Einstein Propose a Quantum Gas. a Decade-and-a-Half Earlier427. VII Einstein and Others445. Einstein and Newton447. Eddington a
Series Title: Einstein studies, vol. 9
Responsibility: John Stachel

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"This book is really a collection of essays on Einstein's life and, as the title suggests, does not try to offer a complete picture of the great man. The essays are independent so you can read them Read more...

 
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