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Author Boudenot, Jean-Claude.

Title Comment Einstein a changé le monde / Jean-Claude Boudenot ; préface de Claude Cohen-Tannoudji.

Publication Info. Les Ulis : EDP sciences, [2005]


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Description 1 online resource (187 pages) : illustrations
Summary This book, both scientific and historical, explains in detailed but highly comprehensible manner - and with the help of illustrations and diagrams - the importance of Einstein's work. In addition, this title shows how, one century after Einstein's "miraculous year", his theoretical works continue to play a role in our daily lives.
Contents Préface; Sommaire; Introduction; 1. Einstein l'homme du siècle; 2.1905 : un tournant décisif; 3. E = mc2, déjà un siècle; 4. Des atomes à l'infiniment petit; 5 La relativité restreinte dans l'air du temps; 6. La relativité générale et l'infiniment grand; 7. Un siècle de quanta; 8. 2005 vers une nouvelle ère; Liste des noms cités; Prix Nobel de physique; Remerciements.
Note Print version record.
Subject Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955. (OCoLC)fst00032023
Physics -- History.
Nuclear physics -- History.
SCIENCE -- Physics -- General.
SCIENCE -- Mechanics -- General.
SCIENCE -- Energy.
Nuclear physics. (OCoLC)fst01040386
Physics. (OCoLC)fst01063025
Relativité générale.
Relativité restreinte.
Théorie quantique.
Indexed Term Nuclear Physics Early 20th Century Einstein
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Other Form: Print version: Boudenot, Jean-Claude. Comment Einstein a changé le monde. Les Ulis : EDP sciences, ©2005 2868837638 9782868837639 (DLC) 2005542029 (OCoLC)58049482
ISBN 9782759802241 (electronic bk.)
2759802248 (electronic bk.)
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