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Author Arianrhod, Robyn.

Title Einstein's heroes : imagining the world through the language of mathematics / Robyn Arianrhod.

Publication Info. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Adult Department  530.15 ARIANRHOD    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  530.19 ARI    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  530.15 ARIANRHOD    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  530.15 AR41    Check Shelf
 Plainville Public Library - Non Fiction  530.15 ARI    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  530.15 ARI    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  530.15 ARIANRHOD    Check Shelf
Description 323 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Originally published: St. Lucia, Qld. : UQP, 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents A seamless intertwining -- A reluctant revolutionary -- Beetles, strings and sealing wax -- The nature of physics -- The language of physics -- Why Newton held the world in thrall -- Rites of passage -- A fledgling physicist -- Electromagnetic controversy -- Mathematics as language -- The magical synthesis of algebra an geometry -- Maxwell's mathematical language -- Maxwell's rainbow -- Imagining the world with the language of mathematics: a revolution in physics.
Subject Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Mathematical physics -- History.
Physicists -- Biography.
Science -- Popular works.
ISBN 0195183703 (hardcover : acid-free paper)
Standard No. 9780195183702
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