Einstein’s Brainchild

Hardcover $28.99

Prometheus Books | Sep 01, 2000 | 280 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781573928571

  • Paperback$18.99

    Prometheus Books | Apr 03, 2007 | 280 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781591025221

  • Hardcover$28.99

    Prometheus Books | Sep 01, 2000 | 280 Pages | 6 x 9 | ISBN 9781573928571

Praise

“In clever, easy-to-follow prose, with plenty of cartoon help, Parker fleshes out Einstein’s major contribution to science and mankind, while adding a bit of biography and some fun speculation about the possibilities of time travel. You may not understand it all, but you’ll feel smarter for the effort.”
-San Diego Union-Tribune 
 
“Students and others looking for fascinating and painless introductions to this particular, well-traveled, but still-startling corner of the sciences will be happy with Parker as their guide. The latest book to tackle Einstein’s insights and their consequences is also one of the clearest and shortest yet.”
-Publisher’s Weekly 

“In this book, Parker, physicist and award-winning science writer, attempts to explain to the layperson Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity and General Theory of Relativity… Parker does a good job of presenting them in as straightforward a manner as possible… This is an immense amount of complex material, and Parker does an admirable job of condensing and summarizing the information.”
-ForeWord 

“Using vivid illustrations and reader-friendly writing…helps readers make sense of the difficult concepts. Straightforward illustrations and descriptions allow armchair scientists and students to more fully appreciate…relativity, time travel, black holes, antigravity and mirror universes.”
-Today’s Librarian
 
“…the author makes good use of diagrams to get across some complicated ideas.”
-The Physics Teacher

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