Albert Einstein

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Greenhaven Press, Nov 6, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 224 pages
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Albert Einstein developed theories in the first decades of the twentieth century that overturned a two-hundred-year-old view of the universe and changed the course of physics. This anthology chronicles the influences on Einstein's development as a scientist, his work in physics, his fame and espoused causes, and his work in America.

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Contents

Foreword
9
Major Influences on Einsteins
33
From Experience to Thinking to Worldview
43
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ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879-1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who is widely considered one of the greatest physicists of all time. While best known for the theory of relativity, he was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his explanation of the photoelectric effect and "for his services to Theoretical Physics." Einstein was named "Time" magazine's "Man of the Century.