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A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Works of Albert Einstein

A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion: The Essential Scientific Works of Albert Einstein

by Stephen Hawking (Editor)

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Overview

With commentary by the greatest physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, this anthology has garnered impressive reviews. PW has called it "a gem of a collection" while New Scientist magazine notes the "thrill of reading Einstein's own words." From the writings that revealed the famous Theory of Relativity, to other papers that shook the scientific world of the 20th century, A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion belongs in every science fan's library.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780762435647
Publisher: Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date: 09/29/2009
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 5.30(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Stephen Hawking was one of the most highly celebrated and recognized scientists who has ever lived. He first came to mainstream prominence with the publication of A Brief History of Time, and followed with a second triumph, The Universe in a Nutshell, and most recently, The Grand Design. The media has called Hawking "the most intelligent man in the world today" and "the scientific heir to Einstein, Newton, and Galileo." He lived in Cambridge, England.

Hometown:

Cambridge, England

Date of Birth:

January 8, 1942

Date of Death:

March 14, 2018

Place of Birth:

Oxford, England

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