The Fictioning
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Interviews | September 2, 2014

    Jill Owens: IMG David Mitchell: The Powells.com Interview



    David Mitchell's newest mind-bending, time-skipping novel may be his most accomplished work yet. Written in six sections, one per decade, The Bone... Continue »

    spacer

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Einstein (Complete Idiot's Guides)

by

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Einstein (Complete Idiot's Guides) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Demystifying physics-and the man who personified it.

Einstein's face is on T-shirts and posters and his name is synonymous with atomic energy and scientific genius. But to understand this individual who not only had great knowledge but great wisdom, we must examine his philosophy of life-and physics.

New and updated information about Einstein's life

Analysis of recent, ongoing challenges to Einstein's theories

Streamlined information on the underpinnings of physics, electricity, magnetism, and other forms of energy

High-profile museum exhibitions about Einstein are taking place across the U.S. in 2003, 2004, and 2005

First edition has gained a solid reputation for helping students understand physics

Einstein was named Time's "Man of the Century"

Synopsis:

You're no idiot of course. You know that Albert Einstein came up with the famous "E=mc" equation and that his hair looked like it had survived a nuclear test blast. But when it comes to understanding his theories and how they changed the world--well, you're no Einstein. Don't go nuclear yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Einstein shows how relatively easy--and fun--it can be to learn and appreciate the world of physics and Einstein's brillant accomplishments. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 357-359) and index.

About the Author

Gary F. Moring has taught physics to non-physics students at the University of Phoenix since 1985, as well as courses in philosophy, religion, and mathematics. He received his M.A. from JFK University and his B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. He is now pursuing his Ph.D. in Philosophy, Cosmology, and Consciousness.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780028631806
Foreword:
Weber, Thomas A.
Author:
Weber, Thomas A.
Author:
Moring, Gary F.
Publisher:
Alpha
Location:
Indianapolis, IN
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Physicists
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Cosmology
Subject:
Scientists - General
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Historical
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides Lifestyle
Series Volume:
no. TRP-03-88-99.
Publication Date:
19991101
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
400
Dimensions:
9.12x7.36x1.01 in. 1.48 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. The Book of Dragons
    Used Trade Paper $6.50
  2. America's Best Bread Machine Baking... New Trade Paper $17.95
  3. Integral, Measure and Derivative: A... Used Trade Paper $9.50
  4. Maia: A Dinosaur Grows Up Used Hardcover $8.50
  5. Willow Used Hardcover $1.48
  6. Meaning of It All Used Trade Paper $10.50

Related Subjects

Science and Mathematics » Physics » Biographies and Classics
Science and Mathematics » Physics » General
Science and Mathematics » Physics » General History and Philosophy
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Handbooks
Science and Mathematics » Physics » Relativity Theory

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Einstein (Complete Idiot's Guides) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$6.95 In Stock
Product details 400 pages Penguin Putnam - English 9780028631806 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , You're no idiot of course. You know that Albert Einstein came up with the famous "E=mc" equation and that his hair looked like it had survived a nuclear test blast. But when it comes to understanding his theories and how they changed the world--well, you're no Einstein. Don't go nuclear yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Einstein shows how relatively easy--and fun--it can be to learn and appreciate the world of physics and Einstein's brillant accomplishments. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.