Item description for Einstein (Life&Times) by P. D. Smith...
Albert Einstein re-wrote the textbooks of science in 1905: physics since has been little more than a series of footnotes to the theories of a 26-year-old patent-office clerk. Einstein's science and emotional life come together in this vivid portrait of a rebellious and contradictory figure, a pacifist whose legendary equation E=mc2 squared opened scientists' eyes to the terrible power within every atom. 'To punish me for my contempt for authority,' he lamented, 'Fate has made me an authority myself '
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 5" Height: 7.75" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2005
Publisher Haus Publishing
ISBN 1904341152 ISBN13 9781904341154
Availability 0 units.
More About P. D. Smith
Smith writes regularly for the Guardian, Independent and TLS among others and teaches at University College London.
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the real Einstein Jun 22, 2004
A great read, packed with insights into one of the most remarkable scientists of all time. Lots of bits from Einstein's letters as well as some nice photos - a really super little book that show what an extraordinary guy Einstein was. I simply love the cover too and had it on my desk for ages! Those eyes...