New PDF release: An Einstein Encyclopedia

By Alice Calaprice,Daniel Kennefick,Robert Schulmann

ISBN-10: 0691141746

ISBN-13: 9780691141749

ISBN-10: 0691180849

ISBN-13: 9780691180847

This is the one so much entire advisor to Albert Einstein's existence and paintings for college students, researchers, and browsers alike. Written by means of 3 top Einstein students who draw on their mixed wealth of craftsmanship won in the course of their paintings at the gathered Papers of Albert Einstein, this authoritative and available reference positive factors multiple hundred entries and is split into 3 components masking the private, clinical, and public spheres of Einstein’s life.

An Einstein Encyclopedia includes entries on Einstein’s delivery and loss of life, kin and romantic relationships, honors and awards, academic associations the place he studied and labored, citizenships and immigration to the US, leisure pursuits and travels, plus the folk he befriended and the background of his data and the Einstein Papers undertaking. Entries on Einstein’s medical theories offer beneficial heritage and context, in addition to information about his assistants, collaborators, and opponents, in addition to physics recommendations concerning his paintings. assurance of Einstein’s position in public existence 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 common relativity, An Einstein Encyclopedia additionally encompasses a chronology of Einstein’s lifestyles and appendixes that offer details for additional interpreting and study, together with an annotated checklist of a variety of Einstein’s courses and a overview of chosen books approximately Einstein.

  • More than a hundred entries hide the wealthy information of Einstein’s own, specialist, and public life
  • Authoritative entries clarify Einstein’s family members relationships, clinical achievements, political actions, non secular perspectives, and more
  • More than forty illustrations contain images of Einstein and his circle plus archival materials
  • A chronology of Einstein’s lifestyles, appendixes, and proposals for additional analyzing offer crucial information for additional research

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