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Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - Clif - Goodreads

Einstein has a reputation not only as a physicist, but as a humanitarian. The clarity and style of this book reinforces the reputation. Slowly, carefully and with great concern that the reader not be ... Read full review

Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - Mengsen Zhang - Goodreads

Absolutely awesome! In my mind, this book is more about psychology or cognition rather than physics. I love books whose plots are connected by logic rather than irrelevant story telling. More ... Read full review

Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - Paparas - Goodreads

This book offers two things: 1. A summary of physics, from classical mechanics, to field theory, general relativity and quantum theory (as it was understood in 1938 when the book was first published ... Read full review

Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - sologdin - Goodreads

tidy presentation of basic physics doctrine in its historical unfolding. covers field theory, relativity, &c. Read full review

Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - Josh Utterback - Goodreads

Very outdated. Probably very good for laymen when it was written, but is overly basic today. Read full review

Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - Joseph Andros - Goodreads

Clearly-written, imaginative and fun. Yet kind of grandfatherly. Liked it. Read full review

Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - Steve Bolin - Goodreads

Interesting book. Most of it was written by Leopold Infeld who was a colleague of Einstein and a fellow refugee from Europe. Infeld could not get a permanent appointment at Princeton due to a bitter ... Read full review

Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - Ulrich Utiger - Goodreads

Einstein tries here to vulgarize his concepts without using any mathematics. As it is with all vulgarizing material, this creates more confusion than anything else. I prefer his theories with the mathematics involved. Read full review

Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - K - Goodreads

This wonderful book gave me the whole picture of physics up to the 40s of the twenty century, which was written beautifully. I wished I would read it when I was a secondary pupil! Read full review

Review: The Evolution of Physics: From Early Concepts to Relativity and Quanta

User Review  - Gary Levin - Goodreads

A must read book! Read full review


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