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The Resource Einstein : his life and universe, Walter Isaacson

Einstein : his life and universe, Walter Isaacson

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Einstein : his life and universe
Title
Einstein
Title remainder
his life and universe
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Walter Isaacson
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eng
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Title
Einstein
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Summary
A narrative portrait based on the complete body of Einstein's papers offers insight into how the iconic thinker's mind worked as well as his contributions to science, in an account that describes his two marriages, his receipt of the Nobel Prize, and the influence of his discoveries on his personal views about morality, politics, and tolerance
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Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Book, 2008.
  • Booklist Editors' Choice, 2007.
  • Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
  • National Academies Communication Award, 2008.
  • Quill Book Award for Biography/Memoir, 2007.
Biography type
individual biography
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189930
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.E5
LC item number
I76 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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his life and universe
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his life and universe
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Walter Isaacson
Einstein : his life and universe, Walter Isaacson
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Einstein : his life and universe, Walter Isaacson
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http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0708/2006051264-d.html
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Main characters -- The light-beam rider -- Childhood, 1879-1896 -- The Zurich Polytechnic, 1986-1900 -- The lovers, 1900-1904 -- The miracle year: quanta and molecules, 1905 -- Special relativity, 1905 -- The happiest thought, 1906-1909 -- The wandering professor, 1909-1914 -- General relativity, 1911-1915 -- Divorce, 1916-1919 -- Einstein's universe, 1916-1919 -- Fame, 1919 -- The wandering zionist, 1920-1921 -- Nobel laureate, 1921-1927 -- Unified field theories, 1923-1931 -- Turning fifty, 1929-1931 -- Einstein's god -- The refugee, 1932-1933 -- America, 1933-1939 -- Quantum entanglement, 1935 -- The bomb, 1939-1945 -- One-worlder, 1945-1948 -- Landmark, 1948-1953 -- Red scare, 1951-1954 -- The end, 1955 -- Einstein's brain and Einstein's mind
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ocm76961150
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Extent
xxii, 675, [5] p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780743264730
Lccn
2006051264
Other physical details
ill., ports.

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