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The Fascinating Life and Theory of Einstein Walter C. Mih

The Fascinating Life and Theory of Einstein

Walter C. Mih

Published August 1st 2004
ISBN : 9781418409616
Paperback
192 pages
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This book is a biography of Albert Einstein and also discusses his theory. The Theory of Relativity is a masterpiece of science that greatly increased our understanding of the universe and profoundly influenced our world. This book has simpleMoreThis book is a biography of Albert Einstein and also discusses his theory. The Theory of Relativity is a masterpiece of science that greatly increased our understanding of the universe and profoundly influenced our world. This book has simple derivations of his theory. The goal of this book is to help high school and college students, as well as the general public, understand Einsteins theory and his philosophy. His grandson, Bernard Einstein, wrote the Foreword that adds a personal touch to the story. The first part of the book, Chapters 1 to 7, gives a concise outline of Einsteins life and accomplishments with many anecdotes to keep readers interested. The second part deals with his theory. Chapters 8 through 13 present the derivations of Einsteins Special Theory of Relativity and equations using high school algebra. His most famous equation, E = mc2, is derived in four simple steps using high school algebra.