My Einstein: Essays by the World's Leading Thinkers on the Man, His Work, and His Legacy - eBook  -     Edited By: John Brockman
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My Einstein: Essays by the World's Leading Thinkers on the Man, His Work, and His Legacy - eBook

Edited By: John Brockman
Vintage / 2006 / ePub

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Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Vintage
Publication Date: 2006
ISBN: 9780375424373
ISBN-13: 9780375424373

Publisher's Description

In this fascinating volume, today’s foremost scientists discuss their own versions and visions of Einstein: how he has influenced their worldviews, their ideas, their science, and their professional and personal lives. These twenty-four essays are a testament to the power of scientific legacy and are essential reading for scientist and layperson alike.Contributors include:• Roger Highfield on the Einstein myth• John Archibald Wheeler on his meetings with Einstein• Gino C. Segrè, Lee Smolin, and Anton Zeilinger on Einstein’s difficulties with quantum theory• Leon M. Lederman on the special theory of relativity• Frank J. Tipler on why Einstein should be seen as a scientific reactionary rather than a scientific revolutionary


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Author Bio

John Brockman has edited nearly 20 books and is the author of three: By the Late John Brockman, The Third Culture, and Digerati: Encounters with the Cyber Elite. He is the founder and CEO of Brockman Inc., an International literary and software agency, president of Edge Foundation, Inc., and publisher and editor of Edge, a website presenting the third culture in action. A well-known computer and Internet entrepreneur and visionary, his work is frequently featured in the media.


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Editorial Reviews

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


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