By Alice Calaprice,Daniel Kennefick,Robert Schulmann
This is the only so much entire advisor to Albert Einstein's lifestyles and paintings for college kids, researchers, and browsers alike. Written via 3 prime Einstein students who draw on their mixed wealth of workmanship received in the course of their paintings at the accumulated Papers of Albert Einstein, this authoritative and available reference gains multiple hundred entries and is split into 3 components protecting the private, medical, and public spheres of Einstein’s life.
An Einstein Encyclopedia includes entries on Einstein’s beginning and loss of life, family members 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 folk he befriended and the historical past of his information and the Einstein Papers undertaking. Entries on Einstein’s medical theories supply worthwhile heritage and context, in addition to information about his assistants, collaborators, and competitors, in addition to physics suggestions regarding his paintings. insurance of Einstein’s function in public existence contains entries on his Jewish id, humanitarian and civil rights involvements, political and academic philosophies, faith, and more.
Commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the idea of common relativity, An Einstein Encyclopedia additionally encompasses a chronology of Einstein’s lifestyles and appendixes that offer info for extra interpreting and examine, together with an annotated record of a range of Einstein’s courses and a assessment of chosen books approximately Einstein.
- More than a hundred entries conceal the wealthy info of Einstein’s own, expert, and public life
- Authoritative entries clarify Einstein’s relatives relationships, clinical achievements, political actions, non secular perspectives, and more
- More than forty illustrations comprise images of Einstein and his circle plus archival materials
- A chronology of Einstein’s existence, appendixes, and proposals for extra studying offer crucial information for additional research
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An Einstein Encyclopedia by Alice Calaprice,Daniel Kennefick,Robert Schulmann