## Annus Mirabilis: 1905, Albert Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity, Volume 1 |

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User Review - hcubic - LibraryThingJohn and Mary Gribbin have written a book with a somewhat broader scope than Rigden's on the same topic. The first 138 pages of constitute a brief biography in three chapters: The First Twenty-Five ... Read full review

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User Review - fpagan - LibraryThingI've passed over many of the slew of books capitalizing on 1905's centennial, but anything written by J Gribbin is worth reading. Half the volume consists of AE's own basic sketch of relativity, and a DVD bio of AE is included. Read full review

### Contents

CHAPTER | 43 |

The Last Fifty Years | 107 |

Further Reading | 131 |

Copyright | |

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