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Product Description:Albert Einstein remains one of most famous scientists in world history. His image is instantly recognizable by even the most scientifically uninformed person-- for many people, Einstein personifies genius. But who was Einstein really? What was he like as a person? What did his science actually mean? This fresh biography of Albert Einstein provides students and general readers a concise,accessible introduction to the life and science of this revolutionary man. Underneath his genius,Einstein was an ordinary person, with human frailties and weaknesses, but also with charm, modesty,a wry sense of humor, and idiosyncrasies. Readers will understand why he was named the "Person of the Century." About Author:ALICE CALAPRICE was senior editor at Princeton University Press for over 20 years, specializing in editing the sciences. She was in charge of editing and production of the Collected Papers of Albert Einstein and was administrator of the series' accompanying translation project. She is the author of several books on Einstein, including The Quotable Einstein. Contents:Series Foreword Prologue: Why Einstein? Timeline Chapter 1 "It Is a Known Fact That I Was Born..." Chapter 2 Training the Mind Chapter 3 To Love and to Work Chapter 4 The Physics of the "Year of Miracles," 1905 Chapter 5 Academic Life in Switzerland Chapter 6 The Early Berlin Years: War and Pacifism Chapter 7 The Road to General Relativity Chapter 8 The Later Berlin Years: Postwar Turmoil and the Rise of Hitler Chapter 9 On the Road Again Chapter 10 Coming to America Chapter 11 Final Years of an Enfant Terrible Chapter 12 Einstein the Experimenter Epilogue: Einstein's Legacy Appendix: The Story of Einstein's Famous Brain Bibliography Index Vocabulary ......
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Book Description of the Chinese people University Press; 1 edition. Soft cover. Condition: New. Language:English.Author:KA LA PU SI (ALICE CALAPRICE).Binding:Soft cover.Publisher:of the Chinese people University Press; 1 edition. Seller Inventory # 373398