My Einstein

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Vintage | Jul 25, 2006 | 288 Pages | ISBN 9780375424373

  • Paperback$16.00

    Vintage | Aug 14, 2007 | 288 Pages | 5-3/16 x 8 | ISBN 9781400079506

  • Ebook$11.99

    Vintage | Jul 25, 2006 | 288 Pages | ISBN 9780375424373

Praise

My Einstein delivers even more than its lengthy title promises.” —TheWashington Post“These essays are irresistible.” —The Buffalo NewsMy Einstein is a gem of a book that celebrates not only Einstein the scientist but also Einstein the man, even though it is a collection of essays written by scientific figures … The result is a remarkably well-rounded figure.” —Deseret Morning News“Excellent.” —Tucson Citizen

Table Of Contents

Introduction by John Brockman

ROGER HIGHFIELD
Einstein When He’s at Home

GINO C. SEGRÉ
The Freest Man

JOHN ARCHIBALD WHEELER
Mentor and Sounding Board

GEORGE F. SMOOT
My Einstein Suspenders

LEON M. LEDERMAN
Einstein, Moe, and Joe

CHARLES SEIFE
The True and the Absurd

FRANK J. TIPLER
Albert Einstein: A Scientific Reactionary

GEORGE DYSON
Helen Dukas: Einstein’s Compass

COREY S. POWELL
My Three Einsteins

LEE SMOLIN
In Search of Einstein

ANTON ZEILINGER
Einstein and Absolute Reality

STEVEN STROGATZ
A Walk Down Mercer Street

PETER GALISON
Things and Thoughts

JEREMY BERNSTEIN
Childe Bernstein to Relativity Came

GEORGE JOHNSON
The Books in the Basement

LEONARD SUSSKIND
How He Thought

JANNA LEVIN
Toward a Moving Train

MARCELO GLEISER
Einstein’s Tie

ROCKY KOLB
The Greatest Discovery Einstein Didn’t Make

RICHARD A. MULLER
The Gift of Time

PAUL C. W. DAVIES
Flying Apart

LAWRENCE M. KRAUSS
Einstein in the Twilight Zone

PAUL J. STEINHARDT
No Beginning and No End

MARIA SPIROPULU
Where Is Einstein?

Acknowledgments

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