Einstein's Pathway to the Special Theory of Relativity.
By: Weinstein, Galina.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2015Description: 1 online resource (394 p.).ISBN: 9781443878890.Subject(s): Physics | Science | Special relativity (Physics) -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Einstein's Pathway to the Special Theory of RelativityDDC classification: 530.1109 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; INTRODUCTION; A; B; C; D; APPENDIX; REFERENCES; NOTES; INDEX
This book pieces together the jigsaw puzzle of Einstein's journey to discovering the special theory of relativity. Between 1902 and 1905, Einstein sat in the Patent Office and may have made calculations on old pieces of paper that were once patent drafts. One can imagine Einstein trying to hide from his boss, writing notes on small sheets of paper, and, according to reports, seeing to it that the small sheets of paper on which he was writing would vanish into his desk-drawer as soon as he hea...
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