My Einstein: Essays by Twenty-Four of the World's Leading Thinkers on the Man, His Work, and His Legacy

My Einstein

Essays by Twenty-Four of the World's Leading Thinkers on the Man, His Work, and His Legacy

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ISBN10: 1400079500 ISBN13: 9781400079506 Publisher: Vintage Books Published: Aug 14 2007 Pages: 261 Weight: 0.50lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.50" Language: English

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In this fascinating volume, today's foremost scientists discuss their own versions and visions of Einstein: how he has influenced their worldviews, their ideas, their science, and their professional and personal lives. These twenty-four essays are a testament to the power of scientific legacy and are essential reading for scientist and layperson alike.Contributors include: - Roger Highfield on the Einstein myth- John Archibald Wheeler on his meetings with Einstein- Gino C. Segr , Lee Smolin, and Anton Zeilinger on Einstein's difficulties with quantum theory- Leon M. Lederman on the special theory of relativity- Frank J. Tipler on why Einstein should be seen as a scientific reactionary rather than a scientific revolutionary

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