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An Einstein Encyclopedia Alice Calaprice

An Einstein Encyclopedia

Alice Calaprice

Published October 27th 2015
ISBN : 9781400873364
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376 pages
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This is the single most complete guide to Albert Einsteins life and work for students, researchers, and browsers alike. Written by three leading Einstein scholars who draw on their combined wealth of expertise gained during their work on theMoreThis is the single most complete guide to Albert Einsteins life and work for students, researchers, and browsers alike. Written by three leading Einstein scholars who draw on their combined wealth of expertise gained during their work on the Collected Papers of Albert Einstein, this authoritative and accessible reference features more than one hundred entries and is divided into three parts covering the personal, scientific, and public spheres of Einsteins life.An Einstein Encyclopedia contains entries on Einsteins birth and death, family and romantic relationships, honors and awards, educational institutions where he studied and worked, citizenships and immigration to America, hobbies and travels, plus the people he befriended and the history of his archives and the Einstein Papers Project. Entries on Einsteins scientific theories provide useful background and context, along with details about his assistants, collaborators, and rivals, as well as physics concepts related to his work. Coverage of Einsteins role in public life includes entries on his Jewish identity, humanitarian and civil rights involvements, political and educational philosophies, religion, and more.Commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the theory of general relativity, An Einstein Encyclopedia also includes a chronology of Einsteins life and appendixes that provide information for further reading and research, including an annotated list of a selection of Einsteins publications and a review of selected books about Einstein.More than 100 entries cover the rich details of Einsteins personal, professional, and public lifeAuthoritative entries explain Einsteins family relationships, scientific achievements, political activities, religious views, and moreMore than 40 illustrations include photos of Einstein and his circle plus archival materialsA chronology of Einsteins life, appendixes, and suggestions for further reading provide essential details for further research