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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, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Subtle is the Lord is recognized as the definitive scientific biography of Albert Einstein, written by an award-winning physicist turned historian who knew Einstein personally in the last years of his life. Pais illuminates the man through his science, with authority, precision, and liveliness. - ;Subtle is the Lord is widely recognized as the definitive scientific biography of Albert Einstein. The late Abraham Pais  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic book
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Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Pais, Abraham, 1918-
"Subtle is the Lord-- ".
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005
(DLC) 2005285161
Named Person: Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein; Albert Einstein
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Pais
ISBN: 9780191524028 0191524026 1280753196 9781280753190
OCLC Number: 646798828
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 552 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Introductory --
Statistical physics --
Relativity, the special theory --
Relativity, the general theory --
The later journey --
The quantum theory --
Journey's end --
Appendices.
Responsibility: Abraham Pais ; [with a new foreword by Sir Roger Penrose].
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