By Alice Calaprice,Daniel Kennefick,Robert Schulmann
This is the one so much whole consultant to Albert Einstein's existence and paintings for college students, researchers, and browsers alike. Written by way of 3 top Einstein students who draw on their mixed wealth of craftsmanship received in the course of their paintings at the amassed Papers of Albert Einstein, this authoritative and available reference gains multiple hundred entries and is split into 3 elements protecting the non-public, medical, and public spheres of Einstein’s life.
An Einstein Encyclopedia includes entries on Einstein’s beginning and loss of life, relatives and romantic relationships, honors and awards, academic associations the place he studied and labored, citizenships and immigration to the United States, leisure pursuits and travels, plus the folks he befriended and the background of his records and the Einstein Papers venture. Entries on Einstein’s medical theories offer worthwhile heritage and context, in addition to information about his assistants, collaborators, and opponents, in addition to physics strategies concerning his paintings. assurance of Einstein’s position in public existence contains entries on his Jewish identification, humanitarian and civil rights involvements, political and academic philosophies, faith, and more.
Commemorating the hundredth anniversary of the speculation of basic relativity, An Einstein Encyclopedia additionally contains a chronology of Einstein’s lifestyles and appendixes that supply details for extra studying and learn, together with an annotated checklist of a range of Einstein’s courses and a assessment of chosen books approximately Einstein.
- More than a hundred entries hide the wealthy info of Einstein’s own, specialist, and public life
- Authoritative entries clarify Einstein’s family members relationships, medical achievements, political actions, non secular perspectives, and more
- More than forty illustrations contain pictures of Einstein and his circle plus archival materials
- A chronology of Einstein’s existence, appendixes, and proposals for additional studying offer crucial information for extra research