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The Resource Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the general theory of relativity, John Gribbin with Mary Gribbin

Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the general theory of relativity, John Gribbin with Mary Gribbin

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Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the general theory of relativity
Title
Einstein's masterwork
Title remainder
1915 and the general theory of relativity
Statement of responsibility
John Gribbin with Mary Gribbin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"One of the world's most celebrated science writers reveals the origins of Einstein's General Theory--and provides a greater understanding of who Einstein was at the time of this pivotal achievement,"--NoveList
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1946-
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Gribbin, John
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Gribbin, Mary
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  • General relativity (Physics)
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Einstein, Albert
  • General relativity (Physics)
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Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the general theory of relativity, John Gribbin with Mary Gribbin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-212) and index
Contents
In the beginning. Early life ; Breaking free ; Einstein and the Ploy ; Rejection ; Rescue -- The annus mirabilis. The doctoral thesis ; Jiggling atoms ; Particles of light ; The special one -- the long and winding word. The geometry of relativity ; Moving on ; In the shadow of a giant ; On the move ; First steps ; What Einstein should have known ; The masterwork -- Legacy. Black holes and timewarps ; Beyond reasonable doubt ; Making waves ; The universe at large -- The icon of science. Personal problems ; Fame ; A last quantum hurrah ; Exile ; Spooky action at a distance ; The final years
Control code
ocn940361766
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681772127
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)940361766
Label
Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the general theory of relativity, John Gribbin with Mary Gribbin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 208-212) and index
Contents
In the beginning. Early life ; Breaking free ; Einstein and the Ploy ; Rejection ; Rescue -- The annus mirabilis. The doctoral thesis ; Jiggling atoms ; Particles of light ; The special one -- the long and winding word. The geometry of relativity ; Moving on ; In the shadow of a giant ; On the move ; First steps ; What Einstein should have known ; The masterwork -- Legacy. Black holes and timewarps ; Beyond reasonable doubt ; Making waves ; The universe at large -- The icon of science. Personal problems ; Fame ; A last quantum hurrah ; Exile ; Spooky action at a distance ; The final years
Control code
ocn940361766
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681772127
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)940361766

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