Secrets of the Old One: Einstein, 1905 / Edition 1

Secrets of the Old One: Einstein, 1905 / Edition 1

by Jeremy Bernstein
ISBN-10:
0387260056
ISBN-13:
9780387260051
Pub. Date:
10/27/2005
Publisher:
Springer New York

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Overview

Secrets of the Old One: Einstein, 1905 / Edition 1

Makes these ideas accessible to a general reader complex concepts of relativity and the stimulated emission of light through the use of mathematics no more difficult than one learns in high school.

Written by a noted and successful science writer.

Noted science writer Jeremy Bernstein tells the remarkable story of Einstein’s papers and their impact one century ago.

Explains the many technological ramifications of ideas which changed our lives in the twentieth century and continue to do so.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780387260051
Publisher: Springer New York
Publication date: 10/27/2005
Edition description: 2006
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

Many readers will recognize Bernstein (Cranks, Quarks & the Cosmos, LJ 1/93) as the noted science essayist for the New Yorker for the past 30 years. He has also contributed essays to Scientific American and The Atlantic Monthly. He wrote A Theory for Everything (Copernicus, 1996) which collected some of these essays as well as Hitler's Uranium Club 2e (Copernicus, 1996).

Table of Contents

Introduction.- The Pre-history.- Einstein's Theory of Relativity.- Do Atom's Exist?- The Quantam.- Epilogue.- Notes.

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