An Einstein Encyclopedia by Alice Calaprice,Daniel Kennefick,Robert Schulmann PDF

By Alice Calaprice,Daniel Kennefick,Robert Schulmann

This is the only such a lot whole consultant to Albert Einstein's existence and paintings for college students, researchers, and browsers alike. Written through 3 top Einstein students who draw on their mixed wealth of craftsmanship received in the course of their paintings at the accumulated Papers of Albert Einstein, this authoritative and obtainable reference good points multiple hundred entries and is split into 3 components masking the non-public, medical, and public spheres of Einstein’s life.

An Einstein Encyclopedia comprises entries on Einstein’s start and dying, kin and romantic relationships, honors and awards, academic associations the place he studied and labored, citizenships and immigration to the United States, leisure pursuits and travels, plus the folks he befriended and the background of his files and the Einstein Papers venture. Entries on Einstein’s clinical theories supply helpful historical past and context, besides information about his assistants, collaborators, and opponents, in addition to physics options with regards to his paintings. insurance of Einstein’s function in public lifestyles comprises entries on his Jewish id, humanitarian and civil rights involvements, political and academic philosophies, faith, and more.

Commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the speculation of basic relativity, An Einstein Encyclopedia additionally encompasses a chronology of Einstein’s existence and appendixes that supply info for extra analyzing and study, together with an annotated record of a range of Einstein’s guides and a assessment of chosen books approximately Einstein.

  • More than a hundred entries hide the wealthy info of Einstein’s own, expert, and public life
  • Authoritative entries clarify Einstein’s relations relationships, medical achievements, political actions, non secular perspectives, and more
  • More than forty illustrations comprise photographs of Einstein and his circle plus archival materials
  • A chronology of Einstein’s existence, appendixes, and recommendations for extra interpreting offer crucial info for additional research

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