The Everything Einstein Book: From Matter and Energy to Space and Time, All You Need to Understand the Man and His Theories

The Everything Einstein Book: From Matter and Energy to Space and Time, All You Need to Understand the Man and His Theories

by Shana Priwer, Cynthia Phillips

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The Everything Einstein Book: From Matter and Energy to Space and Time, All You Need to Understand the Man and His Theories by Shana Priwer, Cynthia Phillips

Albert Einstein was the most famous and influential thinker of his time. His theories of relativity, quantum mechanics, and statistical physics gave birth to a new era in scientific thought and changed the ay people see the universe and their place in it. The Everything Einstein Book walks you through his rise from a lowly patent clerk to a groundbreaking scientist and explains the theories that brought him fame and world renown. Covering everything from photoelectric effect to the unified field theory, this book answers all your questions about the genius, his work, and the age that influenced him.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781605505244
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 12/15/2011
Series: Everything
Sold by: SIMON & SCHUSTER
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 304
File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Shana Priwer has an undergraduate degree from Columbia University in architecture with minors in math and art history. She earned her master’s degree in architecture from Harvard University and currently works with a software company in San Francisco. As a technical writer, she has collaborated with Cynthia Phillips on a variety of projects. She is the coauthor of 101 Things You Didn’t Know About Einstein.
Cynthia Phillips, PhD, is a scientist at the SETI Institute and works at the Center for the Study of Life in the Universe. She received her BA in astronomy, astrophysics, and physics at Harvard University and her PhD in planetary science with a minor in geosciences from the University of Arizona. She has written for a number of technical publications in her field, including Science, Nature, Journal of Geophysical Research, and Icarus. She has also written articles on a more general level for newsletters at the University of Arizona and at the SETI Institute, and she’s prepared many official NASA press releases. She has taught astronomy to students from junior high to college and has given public lectures to general audiences. She is the coauthor of 101 Things You Didn’t Know About Einstein.

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