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The Resource Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity, John Gribbin ; with Mary Gribbin

Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity, John Gribbin ; with Mary Gribbin

Label
Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity
Title
Einstein's masterwork
Title remainder
1915 and the General Theory of Relativity
Statement of responsibility
John Gribbin ; with Mary Gribbin
Title variation
Einsteins masterwork
Title variation remainder
1915 and the general theory of relativity
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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"--
Has edition
Writing style
Assigning source
NoveList
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10528997
Cataloging source
YDXCP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gribbin, John
Dewey number
530.11
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
QC173.6
LC item number
.G74 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Gribbin, Mary
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • General relativity (Physics)
  • Einstein, Albert
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Physicists
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
1915 and the general theory of relativity
Label
Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity, John Gribbin ; with Mary Gribbin
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Icon, 2015
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In the beginning. Early life ; Breaking free ; Einstein and the Poly ; Rejection ; Rescue -- The annus mirabilis. The doctoral thesis ; Jiggling atoms ; Particles of light ; The special one -- The long and winding road. 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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681772127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 940361766
  • (OCoLC)940361766
Label
Einstein's masterwork : 1915 and the General Theory of Relativity, John Gribbin ; with Mary Gribbin
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Icon, 2015
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-215) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
In the beginning. Early life ; Breaking free ; Einstein and the Poly ; Rejection ; Rescue -- The annus mirabilis. The doctoral thesis ; Jiggling atoms ; Particles of light ; The special one -- The long and winding road. 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
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First Pegasus Books hardcover edition.
Extent
xiii, 226 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781681772127
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • 940361766
  • (OCoLC)940361766

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