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Ideas And Opinions

by Albert Einstein

Crown Publishing Group | June 6, 1995 | Trade Paperback |

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A new edition of the most definitive collection of Albert Einstein''s popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Einstein himself. The selections range from his earliest days as a theoretical physicist to his death in 1955; from such subjects as relativity, nuclear war or peace, and religion and science, to human rights, economics, and government.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 384 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: June 6, 1995

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0517884402

ISBN - 13: 9780517884409

Found in: Reference, Science and Nature

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Ideas And Opinions

Ideas And Opinions

by Albert Einstein

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 384 Pages, 5.12 × 7.87 × 0.79 in

Published: June 6, 1995

Publisher: Crown Publishing Group

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0517884402

ISBN - 13: 9780517884409

From the Publisher

A new edition of the most definitive collection of Albert Einstein''s popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Einstein himself. The selections range from his earliest days as a theoretical physicist to his death in 1955; from such subjects as relativity, nuclear war or peace, and religion and science, to human rights, economics, and government.

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A new edition of the most definitive collection of Albert Einstein''s popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Einstein himself. The selections range from his earliest days as a theoretical physicist to his death in 1955; from such subjects as relativity, nuclear war or peace, and religion and science, to human rights, economics, and government.

About the Author

Albert Einstein, March 14, 1879 - April 18, 1955 Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm. He spent his childhood in Munich where his family owned a small machine shop. By the age of twelve, Einstein had taught himself Euclidean geometry. His family moved to Milan, where he stayed for a year, and he used it as an excuse to drop out of school, which bored him. He finished secondary school in Aarau, Switzerland and entered the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich. Einstein graduated in 1900, by studying the notes of a classmate since he did not attend his classes out of boredom, again. His teachers did not like him and would not recomend him for a position in the University. For two years, Einstein worked as a substitute teacher and a tutor before getting a job, in 1902, as an examiner for a Swiss patent office in Bern. In 1905, he received his doctorate from the University of Zurich for a theoretical dissertation on the dimension of molecules. Einstein also published three theoretical papers of central importance to the development of 20th Century physics. The first was entitled "Brownian Motion," and the second "Photoelectric Effort," which was a revolutionary way of thinking and contradicted tradition. No one accepted the proposals of the first two papers. Then the third one was published in 1905 and called "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies." Einstein's words became what is known today as the special theory of relativity and said that the physical
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Ideas and Opinions is the most definitive collection of Albert Einstein's popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Einstein himself. The selections cover works from his earliest days up to his death in 1955
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