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Einstein (Life & Times)

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Einstein??'s science and emotional life come together in this vivid portrait of a rebellious and contradictory figure, a pacifist whose legendary equation E=mc2 squared opened scientists??? eyes to the terrible power within every atom.

Synopsis:

An illuminating portrait of an American icon shines light on the life and career of Albert Einstein, an unlikely revolutionary who changed science, mathematics, cosmology, and astronomy forever while managing, despite his aversion to such things, to become an internationally recognized example of th

Synopsis:

Albert Einstein re-wrote the textbooks of science in 1905: physics since has been little more than a series of footnotes to the theories of a 26-year-old patent-office clerk. Einstein's science and emotional life come together in this vivid portrait of a rebellious and contradictory figure, a pacifist whose legendary equation E=mc2 squared opened scientists' eyes to the terrible power within every atom. 'To punish me for my contempt for authority, ' he lamented, 'Fate has made me an authority myself'

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Accessible and affordable illustrated biography

Synopsis:

The life story of Albert Einstein, and icon of the 20th century and a name virtually synonymous with genius.

About the Author

Peter Smith regularly reviews science books for the Guardian, and has written for the Independent, the Financial Times and the Times Literary Supplement and other journals. In 1997 he was awarded a prestigious British Academy three-year Postdoctoral Fellowship, an award made each year to a handful of outstanding young scholars.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781904341154
Author:
Smith, Peter D
Publisher:
Haus Pub.
Author:
Smith, Peter D.
Location:
London
Subject:
Physics
Subject:
Physicists
Subject:
Scientists - General
Subject:
Science & Technology
Subject:
Biography-Scientists
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Life & Times
Series Volume:
830.
Publication Date:
20050531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
7.9 x 5.2 x 0.4 in 9.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by , An illuminating portrait of an American icon shines light on the life and career of Albert Einstein, an unlikely revolutionary who changed science, mathematics, cosmology, and astronomy forever while managing, despite his aversion to such things, to become an internationally recognized example of th
"Synopsis" by , Albert Einstein re-wrote the textbooks of science in 1905: physics since has been little more than a series of footnotes to the theories of a 26-year-old patent-office clerk. Einstein's science and emotional life come together in this vivid portrait of a rebellious and contradictory figure, a pacifist whose legendary equation E=mc2 squared opened scientists' eyes to the terrible power within every atom. 'To punish me for my contempt for authority, ' he lamented, 'Fate has made me an authority myself'
"Synopsis" by ,
Accessible and affordable illustrated biography
"Synopsis" by , The life story of Albert Einstein, and icon of the 20th century and a name virtually synonymous with genius.
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