Einstein: His Life and His Universe

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Thorndike Press, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 946 pages
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Albert Einstein is synonymous with genius. From his remarkable theory of relativity and the famous equation E=mc2 to his concept of a unified field theory, no one has contributed as much to science in the last century.

As well as showing how Einstein developed his theories, Einstein reveals the man behind the science, from his early years and experiments in Germany and his struggle to find work at the Swiss patent office to his marriages and children, his role in the development of the atomic bomb, and his work for civil rights groups in the United States.

Drawing on new research and personal documents belonging to Einstein only recently made available, this book also includes items of rare facsimile memorabilia, to show you more than this scientist's groundbreaking theories.

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User Review  - ajlewis2 - LibraryThing

My second Isaacson biography. I love the way he walks us through the life of Einstein. At times I sensed I was experiencing him from within. Isaacson covers the whole gamut of Einstein's life. I feel ... Read full review

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User Review  - HelenGress - LibraryThing

I found this book very interesting. Einstein's personal life certainly did not match the commonly held beliefs about him. The book offers much about his marital issues, the relationships he had (or ... Read full review

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Walter Isaacson is the CEO of the Aspen Institute and has been the chairman of CNN and the managing editor of Time magazine.

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