Subtle Is the Lord: The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein (Oxford Lives Series)

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9780192851383: Subtle Is the Lord: The Science and the Life of Albert Einstein (Oxford Lives Series)

Abraham Pais and Albert Einstein were friends and correspondents for the last nine years of Einstein's life. This definitive account of the life and work of the 20th century's most famous scientist draws on a wealth of previously unpublished papers and personal recollections.

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Abraham Pais is Detlev W. Bronk Professor at the Rockefeller University and winner of the J.R. Oppenheimer Memorial Prize for 1979. He is also the author of Inward Bound and Niels Bohr's Times, In Physics, Philosophy, and Polity.

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`A really superb biography of Einstein and all his work. Here, surely, is the biography that Einstein would have wanted. .' Roger Penrose, Times Higher Education Supplement

`The definitive life of Einstein.' Brian Pippard, Times Literary Supplement

`By far the most important study of both the man and the scientist.' Paul Davies, New Scientist

`A coherent account of almost everything of scientific significance that Einstein did...Unique and indispensable.' Science

`A sympathetic but clear-eyed view of his life and work...examined mainly in his own plentiful papers, supplemented by a remarkably wide list of unusual sources...a fine book.' Scientific Amrican

`An outstanding biography of Albert Einstein that one finds oneself reading with sheer pleasure.' Physics Today

`the best biography of Einstein'
Jim Holt, Wall Street Journal

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