A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Writings of Albert Einstein
Best-selling author and physicist Stephen Hawking assembles the most groundbreaking works by Albert Einstein together into one volume. From the text that revealed the famous “Theory of Relativity”-renowned as the most important scientific discovery of the 20th Century-to his significant works on quantum theory, statistical mechanics, and the photoelectric effect, here are the writings that changed physics, and subsequently, the way we view the world. Einstein also thought deeply on both political issues and religious thought, so many of Einstein’s philosophical essays are included. Hawking provides introductions to each work, which provides both historical and scientific perspective. From the papers that shaped modern scientific thought to Einstein’s later musings on his landmark findings,A Stubbornly Persistent Illusionis a collection of Einstein’s most important work, with commentary from our greatest living physicist.
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A stubbornly persistent illusion: the essential scientific writings of Albert EinsteinUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
It's hard to imagine a better guide to the work of Albert Einstein than Hawking, one of the world's most renowned physicists and popular science writers, whose own A Brief History of Time has sold ... Read full review
Review: A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Works of Albert EinsteinUser Review - Erickson Tjoa - Goodreads
As usual, lucid writing from Einstein with his very firm opinions on his ideas. Will re-read this again once I master tensors and general relativity. Read full review