Einstein's Masterwork

Einstein's Masterwork

1915 and the General Theory of Relativity

eBook - 2016 | First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
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"One of the world's most celebrated science writers reveals the origins of Einstein's General Theory--and provides a greater understanding of who Einstein was at the time of this pivotal achievement,"--NoveList.
Publisher: New York :, Pegasus Books,, 2016.
Edition: First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781681772653
1681772655
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xiii, 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations.
Additional Contributors: Gribbin, Mary - Author
Contents: In the beginning. Early life ; Breaking free ; Einstein and the Ploy ; Rejection ; Rescue
The annus mirabilis. The doctoral thesis ; Jiggling atoms ; Particles of light ; The special one
the long and winding word. The geometry of relativity ; Moving on ; In the shadow of a giant ; On the move ; First steps ; What Einstein should have known ; The masterwork
Legacy. Black holes and timewarps ; Beyond reasonable doubt ; Making waves ; The universe at large
The icon of science. Personal problems ; Fame ; A last quantum hurrah ; Exile ; Spooky action at a distance ; The final years.
Summary: "One of the world's most celebrated science writers reveals the origins of Einstein's General Theory--and provides a greater understanding of who Einstein was at the time of this pivotal achievement,"--NoveList.

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