Subtle Is the Lord

Subtle Is the Lord

The Science and Life of Albert Einstein

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Baker & Taylor
Provides an intimate, personal portrait of the eminent physicist and traces the origins, development, and impact of his revolutionary scientific theories

Oxford University Press
Since the death of Albert Einstein in 1955 there have been many books and articles written about the man and a number of attempts to "explain" relativity. In this new major work Abraham Pais, himself an eminent physicist who worked alongside Einstein in the post-war years, traces the development of Einstein's entire oeuvre. This is the first book which deal comprehensively and in depth with Einstein's science, both the successes and the failures.
Running through the book is a completely non-scientific biography (identified in the table of contents by italic type) including many letters which appear in English for the first time, as well as other information not published before.
Throughout the preparation of this book, Pais has had complete access to the Einstein Archives (now in the possession of the Hebrew University) and the invaluable guidance of the late Helen Dukas--formerly Einstein's private secretary.

Publisher: Oxford, 1982
ISBN: 9780198539070
019853907X
Branch Call Number: 920EIN
Characteristics: xvi, 552 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.

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