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EINSTEIN: His Life and Works
Author(s): K.A.I.L. Wijewardena Gamalath

ISBN:    978-81-8487-177-7 
Publication Year:   2012
Pages:   396
Binding:   Paper Back
Dimension:   160mm x 240mm
Weight:   510


About the book

EINSTEIN: His Life and Works introduces the genius Albert Einstein, gives a detailed biography and expounds his most important scientific theories in an attractive pictorial form. Almost all his scientific works are discussed briefly, based on published articles. The major works, the Annus Mirabilis papers on light quantum hypothesis, molecular dimensions and Brownian motion, mass energy equivalence and special theory of relativity including Minkowskian four dimensional spacetime are discussed in detail. His greatest cosmological theory, the general theory of relativity is presented by introducing equivalence principle and field equation. The gravitational effect on time, length and light are explained using the Schwarzschild solution. His other major contributions to physics as well as his many attempts on unified field theory are also presented.

Table of Contents

Preface / BIOGRAPHY: Childhood and Student Years (1879-1902) / Years in Switzerland and Prague (1902-1914) / Berlin Years I (1914- 1922) / Berlin Years II (1922-1929) / Berlin Years III (1929-1933) / Princeton Years (1933-1955) / SCIENTIFIC WORKS: Light Quantum Hypothesis / Molecular Dimensions and Brownian Motion / Special Relativity / Mass Energy Equivalence / General Relativity / Miscellaneous Work / Unified Field Theory / FAMOUS ALBERT EINSTEIN QUOTES: Mankind / Relativity / Science/Mathematics / Himself / God/Religion / Knowledge/Imagination/Creativity / Life / The Universe/The Mysterious/Nature / War / Advice/Misc / Notes / Index.


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