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Essays in science

Author: Albert Einstein
Publisher: New York : Barnes & Noble Books, 2004, ©1934.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Abridged edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Einstein
ISBN: 0760746990 9780760746998
OCLC Number: 57509138
Notes: "This edition published ... by arrangement with Philosophical Library, Inc."--Title page verso.
"Copyright ©1934 by Covici-Friede, Inc."--Title page verso.
"'The world as I see it' in its original form includes essays by Einstein on Judaism, Germany, politics and pacifism and sundry other topics. These have been omitted in the present abridged edition"--Preface.
Description: xi, 114 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Principles of research --
Inaugural address to the Prussian Academy of Sciences --
On scientific truth --
On the method of theoretical physics --
Johannes Kepler --
The mechanics of Newton and their influence on the development of theoretical physics --
Clerk Maxwell's influence on the evolution of the idea of physical reality --
Niels Bohr --
On the Theory of Relativity --
What is the Theory of Relativity? --
The problem of space, ether, and the field in physics --
Notes on the origin of the general Theory of Relativity --
The cause of the formation of meanders in the courses of rivers and of the so-called Beer's Law --
The Flettner Ship --
Relativity and the ether --
Addresses Columbia University.
Other Titles: Mein Weltbild.
Responsibility: Albert Einstein.


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