4 edition of fascinating life and theory of Albert Einstein found in the catalog.
fascinating life and theory of Albert Einstein
Walter C Mih
Includes bibliographical references (p. -131) and index
|Statement||Walter C. Mih with a foreword by Bernard Einstein|
|LC Classifications||QC16.E5 M54 2000|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xiv, 137 p. :|
|Number of Pages||137|
|LC Control Number||00025990|
Considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century and a founder of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Albert Einstein is best known for developing the Theory of Relativity. In , we celebrated years of Einstein’s General Theory of Relativity—a breakthrough that continues to . Most people agree that Albert Einstein was one of the greatest scientists who ever lived. As with many famous people, however, some interesting facts about his life have been distorted or forgotten over time. When digging a little deeper into his life, we found some nuggets that prove Einstein still has the capacity to surprise and even amaze us.
Albert Einstein was born on Ma , in Ulm, Germany, but he grew up and obtained his early education in Munich, Germany. He was a poor student, and some of his teachers thought he might be retarded (mentally handicapped); he was unable to speak fluently (with ease and grace) at age nine. 1-Sentence-Summary: Einstein: His Life And Universe takes a close look at the life of Albert Einstein, beginning in how his childhood shaped him, what his biggest discoveries and personal struggles were and how his focus changed in later years, without his genius ever fading until his very last moment. Read in: 4 minutes Favorite quote from the author.
The Fascinating Life and Theory of Albert Einstein. Huntington, NY: Kroshka Books. pp. The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein. Oxford University Press. pp. Barry R. Parker. The Forgotten Legacy of Gödel and Einstein. New York: Basic Books. Ma Albert Einstein is born in Ulm, Germany, the first child of Hermann and Pauline Einstein. J The Einstein family moves to Munich, Germany. Ma Einstein enrolls in the second grade of a Catholic elementary school called the Petersschule. He receives.
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The first part of the book, Chapters 1 to 7, gives a concise outline of Einstein's life and accomplishments with many anecdotes to keep readers interested. The second part deals with his theory. Chapters 8 through 13 present the derivations of Einstein's Special Theory of Format: Paperback.
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This book is a biography of Albert Einstein and also discusses his theory. The Theory of Relativity is a masterpiece of science that greatly increased our understanding of the universe and profoundly influenced our world.
This book has simple derivations of his theory. Get this from a library. The fascinating life and theory of Albert Einstein. [Walter C Mih].
This book has simple derivations of his theory. The goal of this book is to help high school and college students, as well as the general public, understand Einstein's theory and his philosophy.
His grandson, Bernard Einstein, wrote the Foreword that adds a personal touch to the story. It is very well written for the lay person and reveals many interesting sides of Einstein's life and works.
As a scientist, Albert Einstein was one of the most epic stars among all 20th-century scientific thinkers. The book brings Einstein's life and times into clear focus, /5.
It is very well written for the lay person and reveals many interesting sides of Einstein's life and works. As a scientist, Albert Einstein was one of the most epic stars among all 20th-century scientific thinkers. The book brings Einstein's life and times into clear focus, delivering new information never seen by the public/5(K).
The thesis of Einstein: The Life and Times is that Albert Einstein was both the preeminent physicist of our age and a saint. The first claim - Einstein's genius - is manifestly true.
Einstein single-handedly established four of the foundational principles of modern physics (statistical mechanics, space-time equivalence, photon quantization, and /5.
A brief review of Albert Einstein’s life, complete with some photos and copies of documents. Also contains a section of translations of key documents. A more complete and scholarly work by Isaacson (from which this book apparently draws) is “Einstein: His Life and Universe” ; Walter Isaacson; Simon & Schuster,/5.
And out of those Albert Einstein books, we’ve asked you to pick just five. Your first choice is Albert Einstein: A Biography by Albrecht Fölsing published in What makes this biography so good. It’s comprehensive, for a start. It is a very big book — one of the biggest on Einstein’s life.
In Subtle is the Lord: The Science and Life of Albert Einstein, author Abraham Pais tells a funny story from Einstein's days at the Luitpold Gymnasium, a secondary school in Munich now called the Albert-Einstein-Gymnasium.
At the Gymnasium a teacher once said to him that he, the teacher, would be much happier if the boy were not in his class.
Einstein replied that he had done nothin. Einstein’s unique character and lifestyle is brought to life once more through this detailed and engaging account of one of the most fascinating lives ever lived, beginning with his upbringing in pre-war Germany to his final days and detailing his progress through the world of science and into the history books 3/5(25).
InAlbert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Zurich by His paper explaining the photoelectric effect, the basis of electronics, earned him the Nobel Prize in His first paper on Special Relativity Theory, also published in /5.
The story was even more sensational considering that a German physicist's theory had been confirmed by a team of British astronomers just after World War I. Thus, of all of Einstein's numerous contributions to physics, it was general relativity that first won him the widespread fame and recognition he would enjoy for the rest of his life.
Looking for books by Albert Einstein. See all books authored by Albert Einstein, including Relativity: The Special and the General Theory - th Anniversary Edition, and The Portable Atheist: Essential Readings for the Non-believer, and more on Albert Einstein () was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).
The book was organized by aspects of Einstein's life instead of chronologically. For example, there was a chapter that was dedicated to his relationship with his children.
What this lead to was a lot of things being hinted at in previous chapte I read through the first half of this book before I decided I was satisfied enough to put it down.4/5. Albert Einstein (/ ˈ aɪ n s t aɪ n / EYEN-styne; German: [ˈalbɛʁt ˈʔaɪnʃtaɪn] (); 14 March – 18 April ) was a German-American theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).: His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.
He is best known to the general public Children: "Lieserl" Einstein, Hans Albert Einstein, Eduard. Albert Einstein actually started cosmology.
In Albert Einstein applied the general theory of relativity to the structure of the universe as a whole for the first time, and he really made a statement with that. Einstein first put forward the hypothesis of a static. Albert Einstein: A Life From Beginning to End (Biographies of Physicists Book 1) Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.
Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required/5(42). I have read many modern popular science books by skilled writers, that were much more difficult to understand than Albert Einstein’s own writings.
He wrote extensively during most of his life. He wrote hundreds of scientific papers, contributed to many more and he wrote chapters for numerous books. The book was very interesting because then it shows so much cool information and Albert Einstein and how he took advantage of his books and that's how he created the quantum theory.
In his life he had The book was very interesting how Albert Einstein was raised and all of his invention/5.Book: Relativity: The Special and General Theory Author: Albert Einstein, – First published: The original book is in the public domain in the United States.
However, since Einstein died init may still be under copyright in many other countries, for example, those that use the life of the author + 60 years.