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Einstein's heroes : imagining the world through the language of mathematics

Author: Robyn Arianrhod
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
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Biography
Named Person: James Clerk Maxwell; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; James Clerk Maxwell
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Robyn Arianrhod
ISBN: 0195183703 9780195183702
OCLC Number: 1148943599
Notes: Originally published: Australia : University of Queensland Press, 2003.
Description: 1 online resource (323 pages : illustrations)
Contents: A seamless intertwining --
A reluctant revolutionary --
Beetles, strings and sealing wax --
The nature of physics --
The language of physics --
Why Newton held the world in thrall --
Rites of passage --
A fledgling physicist --
Electromagnetic controversy --
Mathematics as language --
The magical synthesis of algebra an geometry --
Maxwell's mathematical language --
Maxwell's rainbow --
Imagining the world with the language of mathematics: a revolution in physics.
Responsibility: Robyn Arianrhod.
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