Beyond Einstein

Beyond Einstein
Author: Michio Kaku,Thompson Kaku,Jennifer Trainer Thompson,Jennifer Thompson
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9780385477819
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Release: 1995
Editor: Anchor
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Introduces the most cutting-edge field in physics, superstring theory, and explains how scientists have been able to join the theroy of relativity and quantum mechanics to approach a theory of the universe

Einstein

Einstein
Author: Walter Isaacson
Pages: 704
ISBN: 9781847395894
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Release: 2008-09-04
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

NOW A MAJOR SERIES 'GENIUS' ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, PRODUCED BY RON HOWARD AND STARRING GEOFFREY RUSH Einstein is the great icon of our age: the kindly refugee from oppression whose wild halo of hair, twinkling eyes, engaging humanity and extraordinary brilliance made his face a symbol and his name a synonym for genius. He was a rebel and nonconformist from boyhood days. His character, creativity and imagination were related, and they drove both his life and his science. In this marvellously clear and accessible narrative, Walter Isaacson explains how his mind worked and the mysteries of the universe that he discovered. Einstein's success came from questioning conventional wisdom and marvelling at mysteries that struck others as mundane. This led him to embrace a worldview based on respect for free spirits and free individuals. All of which helped make Einstein into a rebel but with a reverence for the harmony of nature, one with just the right blend of imagination and wisdom to transform our understanding of the universe. This new biography, the first since all of Einstein's papers have become available, is the fullest picture yet of one of the key figures of the twentieth century. This is the first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available -- a fully realised portrait of this extraordinary human being, and great genius. Praise for EINSTEIN by Walter Isaacson:- 'YOU REALLY MUST READ THIS.' Sunday Times 'As pithy as Einstein himself.’ New Scientist ‘[A] brilliant biography, rich with newly available archival material.’ Literary Review ‘Beautifully written, it renders the physics understandable.’ Sunday Telegraph ‘Isaacson is excellent at explaining the science. ' Daily Express

Einstein s Theory of Relativity

Einstein s Theory of Relativity
Author: Max Born
Pages: 376
ISBN: 9780486607696
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Release: 1965
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A Nobel Prize-winning physicist explains the historical background and scientific principles of Einstein's famous theory

Einstein s Miraculous Year

Einstein s Miraculous Year
Author: Albert Einstein,Trevor Lipscombe,Alice Calaprice
Pages: 198
ISBN: 9780691122281
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Release: 2005-04-17
Editor: Princeton University Press
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

After 1905, physics would never be the same. In those 12 months, Einstein shattered many cherished scientific beliefs with five great papers that would establish him as the world's leading physicist. On their 100th anniversary, this book brings those papers together in an accessible format.

Time Travel in Einstein s Universe

Time Travel in Einstein s Universe
Author: J. Richard Gott
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780547526577
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Release: 2015-08-25
Editor: HMH
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A Princeton astrophysicist explores whether journeying to the past or future is scientifically possible in this “intriguing” volume (Neil deGrasse Tyson). It was H. G. Wells who coined the term “time machine”—but the concept of time travel, both forward and backward, has always provoked fascination and yearning. It has mostly been dismissed as an impossibility in the world of physics; yet theories posited by Einstein, and advanced by scientists including Stephen Hawking and Kip Thorne, suggest that the phenomenon could actually occur. Building on these ideas, J. Richard Gott, a professor who has written on the subject for Scientific American, Time, and other publications, describes how travel to the future is not only possible but has already happened—and contemplates whether travel to the past is also conceivable. This look at the surprising facts behind the science fiction of time travel “deserves the attention of anyone wanting wider intellectual horizons” (Booklist). “Impressively clear language. Practical tips for chrononauts on their options for travel and the contingencies to prepare for make everything sound bizarrely plausible. Gott clearly enjoys his subject and his excitement and humor are contagious; this book is a delight to read.” —Publishers Weekly

Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity

Albert Einstein and the Theory of Relativity
Author: Robert Cwiklik
Pages: 184
ISBN: 0812039211
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Release: 1987
Editor: B.E.S. Publishing
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Traces the life and work of the physicist whose theory of relativity revolutionized scientific thinking.

Moonwalking with Einstein

Moonwalking with Einstein
Author: Joshua Foer
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781101475973
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Release: 2011-03-03
Editor: Penguin
Language: en

Explanation of the Book:

The blockbuster phenomenon that charts an amazing journey of the mind while revolutionizing our concept of memory An instant bestseller that is poised to become a classic, Moonwalking with Einstein recounts Joshua Foer's yearlong quest to improve his memory under the tutelage of top "mental athletes." He draws on cutting-edge research, a surprising cultural history of remembering, and venerable tricks of the mentalist's trade to transform our understanding of human memory. From the United States Memory Championship to deep within the author's own mind, this is an electrifying work of journalism that reminds us that, in every way that matters, we are the sum of our memories.

Einstein and the Poet

Einstein and the Poet
Author: William Hermanns
Pages: 151
ISBN: STANFORD:36105039465542
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Release: 1983
Editor: Branden Publishing Company
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Centering on the close 34-year relationship with Einstein, the author begins this absorbing book by describing his vow on the battlefield of Verdun: 'God, save me, and I will serve you as long as I live.' A member of the League for Human Rights, the Alexander von Humboldt International Club, and other peace organizations, Professor Hermanns became a disciple of Albert Einstein.

The Universe and Dr Einstein

The Universe and Dr  Einstein
Author: Lincoln Barnett,Albert Einstein
Pages: 128
ISBN: 9780486445199
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Release: 2005-10
Editor: Courier Corporation
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Acclaimed by Einstein himself, this is among the clearest, most readable expositions of relativity theory. It explains the problems Einstein faced, the experiments that led to his theories, and what his findings reveal about the forces that govern the universe. 1957 edition.

Einstein s Mirror

Einstein s Mirror
Author: Tony Hey,Anthony J. G. Hey,Patrick Walters
Pages: 291
ISBN: 0521435323
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Release: 1997-07-31
Editor: Cambridge University Press
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

The Theory of Special Relativity is one of the most profound discoveries of the twentieth century. Einstein's Mirror blends a simple, nonmathematical account of the theory of special relativity and gravitation with a description of the way experiments have triumphantly supported these theories. The authors explore the many applications of relativity in atomic and nuclear physics, which are many and range from satellite navigation systems, particle accelerators and nuclear power to quantum chemistry, antimatter and black holes. The book also features a superb collection of photographs and includes amusing anecdotes and biographies about the early pioneers. In the closing chapter, the authors examine the influence of Einstein's relativity on the development of science fiction. General readers with an interest in science will enjoy and benefit from this fascinating and accessible introduction to one of the most important areas of physics.

Subtle is the Lord

Subtle is the Lord
Author: Abraham Pais
Pages: 552
ISBN: 9780192806727
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Release: 2005-08-25
Editor: Oxford University Press
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Subtle is the Lord is widely recognized as the definitive scientific biography of Albert Einstein. The late Abraham Pais was a distinguished physicist turned historian who knew Einstein both professionally and personally in the last years of his life. His biography combines a profound understanding of Einstein's work with personal recollections from their years of acquaintance, illuminating the man through the development of his scientific thought.Pais examines the formulation of Einstein's theories of relativity, his work on Brownian motion, and his response to quantum theory with authority and precision. The profound transformation Einstein's ideas effected on the physics of the turn of the century is here laid out for the serious reader. Pais also fills many gaps in what we know of Einstein's life - his interest in philosophy, his concern with Jewish destiny, and his opinions of great figures from Newton to Freud. This remarkablevolume, written by a physicist who mingled in Einstein's scientific circle, forms a timeless and classic biography of the towering figure of twentieth-century science.

Einstein

Einstein
Author: Walter Isaacson
Pages: 160
ISBN: 0233005471
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Release: 2018-05
Editor: Unknown
Language: un

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Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell

Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell
Author: A. Zee
Pages: 866
ISBN: 9780691145587
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Release: 2013-05-05
Editor: Princeton University Press
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

This unique textbook provides an accessible introduction to Einstein's general theory of relativity, a subject of breathtaking beauty and supreme importance in physics. With his trademark blend of wit and incisiveness, A. Zee guides readers from the fundamentals of Newtonian mechanics to the most exciting frontiers of research today, including de Sitter and anti-de Sitter spacetimes, Kaluza-Klein theory, and brane worlds. Unlike other books on Einstein gravity, this book emphasizes the action principle and group theory as guides in constructing physical theories. Zee treats various topics in a spiral style that is easy on beginners, and includes anecdotes from the history of physics that will appeal to students and experts alike. He takes a friendly approach to the required mathematics, yet does not shy away from more advanced mathematical topics such as differential forms. The extensive discussion of black holes includes rotating and extremal black holes and Hawking radiation. The ideal textbook for undergraduate and graduate students, Einstein Gravity in a Nutshell also provides an essential resource for professional physicists and is accessible to anyone familiar with classical mechanics and electromagnetism. It features numerous exercises as well as detailed appendices covering a multitude of topics not readily found elsewhere. Provides an accessible introduction to Einstein's general theory of relativity Guides readers from Newtonian mechanics to the frontiers of modern research Emphasizes symmetry and the Einstein-Hilbert action Covers topics not found in standard textbooks on Einstein gravity Includes interesting historical asides Features numerous exercises and detailed appendices Ideal for students, physicists, and scientifically minded lay readers Solutions manual (available only to teachers)

Einstein s Dreams

Einstein s Dreams
Author: Alan P. Lightman
Pages: 179
ISBN: 9780679416463
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Release: 1993
Editor: Pantheon
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

A fictional recreation of Einstein's discovery of the nature of time follows the young Albert through 1905 Bern, Switzerland, as he sorts through the dreams that have persisted in his mind for several months. 15,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo.

Relativity

Relativity
Author: Albert Einstein,General Press
Pages: 200
ISBN: 9789380914220
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Release: 2016-05-30
Editor: GENERAL PRESS
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Albert Einstein is the unquestioned founder of modern physics. His theory of relativity is the most important scientific idea of the modern era. In this book Einstein explains, using the minimum of mathematical terms, the basic ideas and principles of the theory which has shaped the world we live in today. Unsurpassed by any subsequent books on relativity, this remains the most popular and useful exposition of Einstein’s immense contribution to human knowledge. In this work Einstein intended, as far as possible, to give an exact insight into the theory of relativity to those readers who, from a general and scientific philosophical point of view, are interested in the theory, but who are not conversant with the mathematical apparatus of theoretical physics. The theory of relativity enriched physics and astronomy during the 20th century. (Relativity: The Special and the General Theory by Albert Einstein, 9789380914220)

Autobiographical Notes

Autobiographical Notes
Author: Albert Einstein
Pages: 89
ISBN: 0812691792
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Release: 1991
Editor: Open Court Publishing Company
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Einstein's only autobiography outlining the development of his scientific and philosophical ideas. Parallel English and German texts.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein
Author: Paul Arthur Schilpp
Pages: 781
ISBN: UCSD:31822006804363
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Release: 1970
Editor: Library of Living Philosophers
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Written by the man considered the "Person of the Century" by Time magazine, this is not a glimpse into Einstein's personal life, but an extension and elaboration into his thinking on science. Two of the great theories of the physical world were created in the early 20th century: the theory of relativity and quantum mechanics. Einstein created the theory of relativity and was also one of the founders of quantum theory. Here, Einstein describes the failure of classical mechanics and the rise of the electromagnetic field, the theory of relativity, and of the quanta. Written in German by Einstein himself, the book is faced, page-by-page, with a translation by the noted Professor of Philosophy Paul Arthur Schilpp.

Hans Albert Einstein

Hans Albert Einstein
Author: Robert Ettema,Cornelia F. Mutel
Pages: 331
ISBN: 0784413304
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Release: 2014-06
Editor: Unknown
Language: en

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Einstein

Einstein
Author: Denis Brian
Pages: 536
ISBN: UOM:39015036037763
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Release: 1996-04-20
Editor: Wiley
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Blends the brilliance of the scientific genius with the compassion, playfulness, and wit of the private figure "A fascinating read with more interesting material about Einstein as a human being than I have ever seen before."--Robert Jastrow, astrophysicist and bestselling author "A thoughtful and captivating account of one whom I had the joy of knowing and loving."--George Wald, Nobel Prize Laureate His face is one of the most recognized on the planet. His very name is synonymous with genius. Yet, for all the attention and countless biographies, our images of Albert Einstein rarely go beyond the eccentric and larger-than-life scientist unraveling one cosmic mystery after another. In this engaging popular biography, Denis Brian draws on a wealth of new information recently opened to the public to bring us a broader, more authentic portrait of Einstein than previously available. The first full-scale Einstein life published in 20 years, it is also the first to integrate Einstein's genius with his private and public life to give us a complete impression of the real person. We meet an Einstein with a gift for friendship, a romantic with a roving eye for women. We confront a man whose countless scientific triumphs were tempered by tragic ironies in his personal life. We encounter Einstein the humanist who showed compassion for the children of others yet neglected his own sons. We learn from his former assistants how they revered Einstein, how he worked at his science, and of his warm relationships with other physicists. Based on information drawn from new access to the Einstein archives as well as exclusive interviews with colleagues and friends, Einstein: A Life reveals an endearing and sensititve man, but one slightly detached from even those closest to him, as if he inhabited his own world of lofty thoughts and cosmic dreams. DENIS BRIAN (West Palm Beach, Florida) is the author of The True Gen: An Intimate Portrait of Hemingway by Those Who Knew Him and Genius Talk: Conversations with Nobel Scientists and Other Luminaries.

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein
Author: Marie Hammontree
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9780020418603
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Release: 1986-10-31
Editor: Simon and Schuster
Language: un

Explanation of the Book:

Presents the early life of the German-born physicist whose theory of relativity revolutionized scientific thinking.