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"Subtle is the Lord-- " : the science and the life of Albert Einstein

Author: Abraham Pais
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1983, ©1982.
Series: Galaxy book, GB 748.; Oxford lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of Albert Einstein, told through various scientific and technical correspondences, including those with Michele Besso. Pais discusses the world of physics before Einstein, during Einstein's time and the impact on the scientific world after his death.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Pais
ISBN: 0195204387 9780195204384 0192851381 9780192851383 019853907X 9780198539070
OCLC Number: 10522475
Description: xvi, 552 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Statistical physics --
Relativity, the special theory --
Relativity, the general theory --
The later journey --
The quantum theory --
Journey's end.
Series Title: Galaxy book, GB 748.; Oxford lives.
Responsibility: Abraham Pais.
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Abraham Pais and Albert Einstein were friends and correspondents for the last nine years of Einstein's life. This account of the life and work of the 20th century's most famous scientist draws on a  Read more...

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