Book ID: CBB000110592

Einstein: The formative years, 1879-1909 (2000)


Howard, Don A. (Editor)
Stachel, John J. (Editor)


Publication Date: 2000
Physical Details: viii + 258 pp., illus., bibl., index.
Language: English

Description Contents: John Stachel, Introduction; Frederick Gregory, The Mysteries and Wonders of Natural Science: Aaron Bernstein's Naturwissenschaftliche Volksbucher and the Adolescent Einstein; David Cahan, The Young Einstein's Physics Education: H. F. Weber, Hermann von Helmholtz, and the Zurich Polytechnic Physics Institute; Mara Beller, Kant's Impact on Einstein's Thought; Juergen Renn, Einstein's Controversy with Drude and the Origin of Statistical Mechanics: A New Glimpse from the Love Letters; Robert Rynasiewicz, The Construction of the Special Theory: Some Queries and Considerations; Sahotra Sarkar, Physical Approximations and Stochastic Processes in Einstein's 1905 Paper on Brownian Motion; John Stachel, Einstein's Light Quantum Hypothesis: Or Why Didn't Einstein Propose a Quantum Gas Twenty Years Earlier?

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Authors & Contributors
Abiko, Seiya
Mehra, Jagdish
Tavel, Morton
Janssen, Michel
Rowlinson, John S.
Navarrho, Luis
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Historia Scientiarum: International Journal of the History of Science Society of Japan
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Physics in Perspective
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Archive for History of Exact Sciences
Pavia University Press
World Scientific
Rutgers University Press
Princeton University Press
CNRS Éditions
Relativity, special
Relativity, general
Statistical mechanics
Quantum mechanics
Einstein, Albert
Boltzmann, Ludwig
Lorentz, Hendrik Antoon
Ehrenfest, Paul
Born, Max
Helmholtz, Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von
Time Periods
20th century, early
20th century
19th century
United States
Cracow (Poland)
Princeton University
Uniwersytet Lwowski (Lwów, Poland)

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