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Einstein his life and times

Philipp Frank

Einstein his life and times

by Philipp Frank

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Published by Knopf in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Einstein, Albert, -- 1879-1955.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtranslated by George Rosen.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13851482M

    Get this from a library! Einstein: his life and times. [Philipp Frank; Shuichi Kusaka] -- This unique book was written by Einstein's colleague and contemporary. Both rich in personal insights and grounded in a deep knowledge of twentieth-century science, this biography anchors the reader. Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, in the Kingdom of Württemberg in the German Empire, on 14 March His parents were Hermann Einstein, a salesman and engineer, and Pauline , the family moved to Munich, where Einstein's father and his uncle Jakob founded Elektrotechnische Fabrik J. Einstein & Cie, a company that manufactured electrical equipment based on direct current.

    Born in London, Ronald W. Clark (–) spent three years researching and writing Einstein: The Life and Times. Among his other works are The Huxleys; JBS (the biography of biologist J. B. S. Haldane); The Life of Bertrand Russell; Freud: The Man and the Cause; and The Greatest Power on Earth: The International Race for Supremacy/5(7).   First published in , Ronald W. Clark's definitive biography of Einstein, the Promethean figure of our age, goes behind the phenomenal intellect to reveal the human side of the legendary absent-minded professor. Here is the classic portrait of the scientist and the man: the boy growing up in the Swiss Alps, the young man caught in an unhappy first marriage, the passionate .

    As a PhD scientist I found that the book was a tremendous blend of not only the facts of his life but also a glimpse of how different the scientific world was in the early 's, how the public perceived science and the breadth of Einstein's life, accomplisments and goals. Reprint Hardcover (Full Leather) Easton Press, Near Fine Condition. Publisher: Easton Press, Edition: Reprint. Frontis illus. Publisher insert laid-in.


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Written in a very lucid style the book provides detailed information on all aspects of his life and times. It runs into pages. This book focuses mainly on his works and achievements in scientific field and not on his personal life.

HIGHLY by:   Einstein: His Life and Times attempts to shed light on both the theories that created the genius and the genius that created the theories that forever altered the course of mankind.

In describing Einstein's theories, Frank is more than competent as he was Einstein's successor as Professor of Theoretical Physics in Prague/5(10). Einstein: His Life and Times attempts to shed light on both the theories that created the genius and the genius that created the theories that forever altered the course of mankind.

In describing Einstein's theories, Frank is more than competent as he was Einstein's successor as Professor of Theoretical Physics in Prague/5(10). Einstein: His Life And Times. Philipp Frank. Rating details 42 ratings 4 reviews.

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Einstein, his life and times by Philipp Frank,A.A. Knopf edition, in EnglishPages: Philipp Frank Much has been written about Albert Einstein, technical and biographical, but very little remains as valuable as this unique hybrid of a book written by Einstein’s colleague and contemporary.

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Knopf Collection universallibrary Contributor Universal Digital Library. The author also highlights how serendipity occurred numerous times during Einstein's younger years which helped him to focus on his major breakthroughs.

The book also includes 16 pages of black-and-white photos. This is the second biography I have read by Mr. Isaacson/5. Einstein: The Life and Times by Ronald Clark in EPUB, RTF, TXT download e-book.

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Einstein His Life and Times By PHILIPP FRANK. Contents include: I. EINSTEIN'S YOUTH AND TRAINING 1 Family Background 3 2 Childhood 6 3 Gymnasium in Munich 10 4 Intellectual Interests 12 5 Departure from Munich 15 6 Student at Zurich 18 7 Official of a Patent Office 21 s: 3.

Einstein His Life and Times By PHILIPP FRANK. Contents include: I. EINSTEIN'S YOUTH AND TRAINING 1 Family Background 3 2 Childhood 6 3 Gymnasium in Munich 10 4 Intellectual Interests 12 5 Departure from Munich 15 6 Student at Zurich 18 7 Official of a Patent Office 21 II.

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