The Resource Einstein : a hundred years of relativity, Andrew Robinson ; in association with the Albert Einstein Archives ; with contributions by Philip Anderson Arthur C. Clarke, I. Bernard Cohen, Freeman Dyson, Philip Glass, Stephen Hawking, Max Jammer, Diana Kormos Buchwald, Joao Magueijo, Joseph Rotblat, Robert Schulmann and Steven Weinberg

Einstein : a hundred years of relativity, Andrew Robinson ; in association with the Albert Einstein Archives ; with contributions by Philip Anderson Arthur C. Clarke, I. Bernard Cohen, Freeman Dyson, Philip Glass, Stephen Hawking, Max Jammer, Diana Kormos Buchwald, Joao Magueijo, Joseph Rotblat, Robert Schulmann and Steven Weinberg

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Einstein : a hundred years of relativity
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Einstein
Title remainder
a hundred years of relativity
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Andrew Robinson ; in association with the Albert Einstein Archives ; with contributions by Philip Anderson Arthur C. Clarke, I. Bernard Cohen, Freeman Dyson, Philip Glass, Stephen Hawking, Max Jammer, Diana Kormos Buchwald, Joao Magueijo, Joseph Rotblat, Robert Schulmann and Steven Weinberg
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  • With contributions from Freeman Dyson, Stephen Hawking, Joao Magueijo, Steven Weinberg, Philip Anderson, Robert Schulmann, Philip Glass, Max Jammer, Sir Joseph Rotblat, I. Bernard Cohen, and Sir Arthur C. Clarke. This definitive illustrated study of one of the foremost icons of the 20th century commemorates the centenary of Albert Einstein's annus mirabilis of 1905, the same year when Einstein, at age 26, published his groundbreaking Special Theory of Relativity, and when the most famous equation in science, E = mc2, was introduced to the world. --
  • As the book explains clearly, Einstein's dramatic papers of 1905 overthrew the Newtonian worldview and revolutionized our understanding of space, time, energy, matter, and light. His work had impact far beyond the field of physics, playing a leading role in the century's technological advances and influencing modernism in every field. Except for his last interview that was previously published, all the essays here are original works written especially for this book. The photographs draw on an exceptional archive Einstein bequeathed to Hebrew University in Jerusalem. --
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individual biography
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530/.092
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illustrations
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index present
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QC16.E5
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R63 2015
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non fiction
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bibliography
Einstein : a hundred years of relativity, Andrew Robinson ; in association with the Albert Einstein Archives ; with contributions by Philip Anderson Arthur C. Clarke, I. Bernard Cohen, Freeman Dyson, Philip Glass, Stephen Hawking, Max Jammer, Diana Kormos Buchwald, Joao Magueijo, Joseph Rotblat, Robert Schulmann and Steven Weinberg
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Einstein : a hundred years of relativity, Andrew Robinson ; in association with the Albert Einstein Archives ; with contributions by Philip Anderson Arthur C. Clarke, I. Bernard Cohen, Freeman Dyson, Philip Glass, Stephen Hawking, Max Jammer, Diana Kormos Buchwald, Joao Magueijo, Joseph Rotblat, Robert Schulmann and Steven Weinberg
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Originally published in 2005 by Palazzo Editions, UK
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Includes bibliographical references (page 250) and index
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rdacarrier.
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  • rdacontent.
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Contents
The world of physics before Einstein -- Autobiographical notes / by Albert Einstein -- The Making of a physicist -- A brief history of relativity / by Stephen Hawking -- The miraculous year, 1905 -- General relativity -- Varying c: vodka without alcohol? / by Joao Magueijo -- Arguing about quantum theory -- The search for a theory of everything -- Einstein's search for unification / by Steven Weinberg -- Physics since Einstein -- Einstein's scientific legacy / by Philip Anderson -- The most famous man in the world -- Personal and family life -- Einstein's love letters / by Robert Schulmann -- Einstein and music / by Philip Glass -- Germany, war and pacifism -- America -- Zionism, the Holocaust and Israel -- Einstein on religion, Judaism and Zionism / by Max Jammer -- Nuclear saint and demon -- Einstein's quest for global peace / by Joseph Rotblat -- The end of an era -- Einstein's last interview / by I. Bernard Cohen -- Einstein's enduring magic -- Einstein: twentieth-century icon / by Arthur C. Clarke
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26 cm.
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  • Revised and updated edition /
  • afterword by Diana Kormos Buchwald.
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256 pages
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9780691169897
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2015936970
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unmediated
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rdamedia.
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illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
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(OCoLC)922314521

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