The everything Einstein book : from matter and energy to space and time, all you need to understand the man and his theories /

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by Priwer, Shana.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Authors: Phillips, Cynthia,--1973- Series: The everything series. Published by : Adams Media Corp., (Avon, MA :) Physical details: xii, 289 p. ; 24 cm. Subject(s): Einstein, Albert, --1879-1955. | Physicists --Biography. | Relativity (Physics) Year : 2003 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Includes index.

Why Einstein? -- Early life -- Scientific and cultural background of Einstein's time -- Education and later life -- The photoelectric effect -- Special relativity -- Energy and mass -- Other major early papers -- Einstein's contemporaries -- Background on the general theory of relativity -- Einstein in Berlin.