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Einstein S Jury

Pub Date : 2013-10-31 | Author : Jeffrey Crelinsten | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781400849673
ISBN 13 : 1400849675

Einstein's Jury is the dramatic story of how astronomers in Germany, England, and America competed to test Einstein's developing theory of relativity. Weaving a rich narrative base..


Einstein

Pub Date : 2008-09-04 | Author : Walter Isaacson | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781847395894
ISBN 13 : 1847395899

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 sy..



Masters Of The Universe

Pub Date : 2014-11-20 | Author : Helge Kragh | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191034428
ISBN 13 : 0191034428

How did our modern picture of the universe come into being? Masters of the Universe tells this fascinating story in an unusual format that blends factual and fictional elements. It..


The Curious History Of Relativity

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Jean Eisenstaedt | Publisher : Princeton University Press

ISBN 10 : 0691118655
ISBN 13 : 9780691118659

Examines the events surrounding general relativity and the techniques employed by Einstein and the relativists to construct , develop, and understand his almost impenetrable theory..


The Einstein File

Pub Date : 2003-06-17 | Author : Fred Jerome | Publisher : Macmillan

ISBN 10 : 9781429975889
ISBN 13 : 1429975881

From the moment of Einstein's arrival in the U.S. in l933 until his death in l955, J. Edgar Hoover's FBI, with help from several other federal agencies, busied itself collecting "d..


Einstein On Race And Racism

Pub Date : 2005-07-11 | Author : Fred Jerome | Publisher : Rutgers University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780813540986
ISBN 13 : 0813540984

Nearly fifty years after his death, Albert Einstein remains one of America's foremost cultural icons. A thicket of materials, ranging from scholarly to popular, have been written, ..