The Resource "Subtle is the Lord-- " : the science and the life of Albert Einstein, Abraham Pais

"Subtle is the Lord-- " : the science and the life of Albert Einstein, Abraham Pais

Label
"Subtle is the Lord-- " : the science and the life of Albert Einstein
Title
"Subtle is the Lord-- "
Title remainder
the science and the life of Albert Einstein
Statement of responsibility
Abraham Pais
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
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1918-
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Pais, Abraham
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.E5
LC item number
P26 1982
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Einstein, Albert
  • Physicists
  • Physics
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Physiciens
  • Physique
  • Natuurkunde
  • Natuurkundigen
Label
"Subtle is the Lord-- " : the science and the life of Albert Einstein, Abraham Pais
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Purpose and plan -- Relativity theory and quantum theory -- Portrait of the physicist as a young man -- Entropy and probability -- The reality of molecules -- "Subtle is the Lord-- " -- The new kinematics -- The edge of history -- "The happiest thought of my life" -- Herr Professor Einstein -- The Prague papers -- The Einstein-Grossmann collaboration -- Field theories of gravitation : the first fifty years -- The field equations of gravitation -- The new dynamics -- "The suddenly famous Doctor Einstein" -- Unified field theory -- Preliminaries -- The light quantum -- Einstein and specific heats -- The photon -- Interlude : the BKS proposal -- A loss of identity : the birth of quantum statistics -- Einstein as a transitional figure : the birth of wave mechanics -- Einstein's response to the new dynamics -- Einstein's vision -- The final decade -- Epilogue -- Of tensors and a hearing aid and many other things : Einstein's collaborators -- How Einstein got the Nobel prize -- Einstein's proposals for the Nobel prize -- An Einstein chronology
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 552 pages, [9] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036888864
Label
"Subtle is the Lord-- " : the science and the life of Albert Einstein, Abraham Pais
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Contents
Purpose and plan -- Relativity theory and quantum theory -- Portrait of the physicist as a young man -- Entropy and probability -- The reality of molecules -- "Subtle is the Lord-- " -- The new kinematics -- The edge of history -- "The happiest thought of my life" -- Herr Professor Einstein -- The Prague papers -- The Einstein-Grossmann collaboration -- Field theories of gravitation : the first fifty years -- The field equations of gravitation -- The new dynamics -- "The suddenly famous Doctor Einstein" -- Unified field theory -- Preliminaries -- The light quantum -- Einstein and specific heats -- The photon -- Interlude : the BKS proposal -- A loss of identity : the birth of quantum statistics -- Einstein as a transitional figure : the birth of wave mechanics -- Einstein's response to the new dynamics -- Einstein's vision -- The final decade -- Epilogue -- Of tensors and a hearing aid and many other things : Einstein's collaborators -- How Einstein got the Nobel prize -- Einstein's proposals for the Nobel prize -- An Einstein chronology
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 552 pages, [9] pages of plates
Form of item
online
Other physical details
illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1036888864

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