Walter Isaacson

Einstein: His Life And Universe

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Author Walter Isaacson
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Copyright Holder Walter Isaacson
Cover/Jacket Design by David Ter-Avanesyan
About/Subject Albert Einstein
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ISBN 13 978-0-7432-6473-0
ISBN 10 0-7432-6473-8
EAN 5 53200
Barcode (EAN) 9780743264730
Library of Congress Classification Number QC16.E5I76 2007
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 530.092
Format Hardback
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Language English
Chapters Acknowledgements xv
Main Characters xix
CHAPTER ONE
The Light-Beam Rider 1
CHAPTER TWO
Childhood, 1879-1896 8
CHAPTER THREE
The Zurich Polytechnic, 1896-1900 32
CHAPTER FOUR
The Lovers, 1900-1904 50
CHAPTER FIVE
The Miracle Year: Quanta And Molecules, 1905 90
CHAPTER SIX
Special Relativity, 1905 107
CHAPTER SEVEN
The Happiest Thoughts, 1906-1909 140
CHAPTER EIGHT
The Wandering Professor, 1909-1914 158
CHAPTER NINE
General Relativity, 1911-1915 189
CHAPTER TEN
Divorce, 1916-1919 225
CHAPTER ELEVEN
Einstein's Universe, 1916-1919 249
CHAPTER TWELVE
Fame, 1919 263
CHAPTER THIRTEEN
The Wandering Zionist, 1920-1921 281
CHAPTER FOURTEEN
Nobel Laureate, 1921-1927 309
CHAPTER FIFTEEN
Unified Field Theories, 1923-1931 336
CHAPTER SIXTEEN
Turning Fifty, 1929-1931 357
CHAPTER SEVENTEEN
Einstein's God 384
CHAPTER EIGHTEEN
The Refugee, 1932-1933 394
CHAPTER NINETEEN
America, 1933-1939 425
CHAPTER TWENTY
Quantum Entanglement, 1935 448
CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE
The Bomb, 1939-1945 471
CHAPTER TWENTY-TWO
One-Worlder, 1945-1948 487
CHAPTER TWENTY-THREE
Landmark, 1948-1953 508
CHAPTER TWENTY-FOUR
Red Scare, 1951-1954 524
CHAPTER TWENTY-FIVE
The End, 1955 535
EPILOGUE
Einstein's Brain And Einstein's Mind 544
Sources 553
Notes 565
Index 643
Notes Endpapers: Alan Richards, Princeton University Library
Frontispiece: Ullstein Bilderdienst/The Granger Collection, New York
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Isaacson, Walter
Einstein : his life and universe / Walter Isaacson.
p. cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
1. Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955. 2. Physicists---Biography. 3. Einstein, Albert
1879-1955---Friends and associates. 4. Relativity (Physics). 5. Unified field
theories. I. Title.

530.092----dc22
[B] 2006051264

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