Synopses & Reviews
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"
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:
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.