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"Subtle is the Lord ..." the science and the life of Albert Einstein

Author: Abraham Pais
Publisher: Oxford Oxford Univ. Press 2005
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : 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  Read more...

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Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Abraham Pais
ISBN: 9780192806727 0192806726 9780191524028 0191524026
OCLC Number: 704462889
Notes: Originally published in 1982
Description: 1 online resource (xx, 552 Seiten) Illustrationen
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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"A Masterpiece... the single most comprehensive study of Einstein's scientific work." * THES *

 
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