The Fascinating Life and Theory of Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein was a great scientist and a seasoned philosopher with keen insight into the world around us. This book is a biography of Albert Einstein with a strong emphasis on his philosophy and theories. Einstein's Theory of Relativity is a masterpiece of science that greatly increases our understanding of the universe and profoundly influences our world. The goal of this book it to help to understand Einstein's theory as well as his philosophy.
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Page xiii - E = me2, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the speed of light.
Page xvi - I know quite certainly that I myself have no special talent. Curiosity, obsession, and dogged endurance, combined with self-criticism, have brought me to my ideas. Especially strong thinking powers ("brain muscles") I do not have, or only to a modest degree. Many have far more of those than I without producing anything surprising.