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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

JOHN BROCKMAN, ED,

Einstein was one of the most influential physicists ever and one of the most famous figures of the 20th century. This book is a collection of musings and memories by 24 theoretical and experimental physicists, cosmologists, science historians, and science journalists about this legendary man and his ideas. Contributors include science editor Roger Highfield, who provides insights into Einstein's personal life, physicist John Archibald Wheeler, who describes his personal contacts with Einstein, writer Charles Seife, who details Einstein's attempts to disprove quantum theory, and physicist Richard Muller, who discusses Einstein's contributions to our understanding of time. Pantheon, 2006, 259 p., hardcover, $25.00.
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