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Author Rigden, John S.

Title Einstein 1905 : the standard of greatness / John S. Rigden.

Publication Info. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2005.


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 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Adult Department  530.11 R    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  530.11 RIGDEN    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  530.11 RIG    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  530.11 R44    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  530.11 RIG    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  530.11 RIG    DUE 11-30-21
Description ix, 173 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-164) and index.
Summary Analyzes several of Albert Einstein's theories, including his particle theory of light, theory of Brownian motion, and theory of special relativity, and explores the context of these ideas and their continued impact on society.
Contents The standard of greatness: why Einstein? -- The revolutionary quantum paper -- Molecular dimensions -- "Seeing" atoms -- The merger of space and time -- The most famous equation -- Beyong 1905.
Subject Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Influence.
Physicists -- Intellectual life.
Quantum theory.
ISBN 0674015444 cloth alkaline paper
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