Cover of: Einstein | Walter Isaacson
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Albert Einstein's life and times.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments xv
Main Characters xix
1 The Light-Beam Rider 1
2 Childhood, 1879-1896 8
3 The Zurich Polytechnic, 1896-1900 32
4 The Lovers, 1900-1904 50
5 The Miracle Year: Quanta and Molecules, 1905 90
6 Special Relativity, 1905 107
7 The Happiest Thought, 1906-1909 140
8 The Wandering Professor, 1909-1914 158
9 General Relativity, 1911-1915 189
10 Divorce, 1916-1919 225
11 Einstein's Universe, 1916-1919 249
12 Fame, 1919 263
13 The Wandering Zionist, 1920-1921 281
14 Nobel Laureate, 1921-1927 309
15 Unified Field Theories, 1923-1931 336
16 Turning Fifty, 1929-1931 357
17 Einstein's God 384
18 The Refugee, 1932-1933 394
19 America, 1933-1939 425
20 Quantum Entanglement, 1935 448
21 The Bomb, 1939-1945 471
22 One-Worlder, 1945-1948 487
23 Landmark, 1948-1953 508
24 Red Scare, 1951-1954 524
25 The End, 1955 535
Epilogue Einstein's Brain and Einstein's Mind 544
Sources 553
Notes 565
Index 643

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
704

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL9837560M
ISBN 10
0743264746
ISBN 13
9780743264747
OCLC/WorldCat
228652687
Library Thing
1816450
Goodreads
2059858
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