Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson. Read online, or download in secure EPUB format. By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs, this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein. How did his mind work? Isaacson’s biography shows how his scientific imagination sprang from the rebellious nature of his personality. Editorial Reviews. onatnakchiter.cf Review. As a scientist, Albert Einstein is undoubtedly the most epic among 20th-century thinkers. Albert Einstein as a man .
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Einstein by Walter Isaacson - NOW A MAJOR SERIES 'GENIUS' ON NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC, PRODUCED BY RON HOWARD AND STARRING GEOFFREY. Einstein by Walter Isaacson - By the author of the acclaimed bestsellers Benjamin Franklin and Steve Jobs, this is the definitive biography of Albert Einstein. ACS eBooks; C&EN Global Enterprise . Einstein: His Life and Universe (Walter Isaacson) Albert Einstein is, at least in the public mind, the quintessential scientist, and three of the four major papers written in his annus.
Alesso rated it it was amazing An excellent biography of a great scientist. It's strength is the portrayal of the man's foibles, as well as, his intellectual accomplishments.
By understanding his life experiences, we see more clearly his drive to learn and discover about his own nature, as well as Nature. Jan 09, Tara rated it really liked it Strangely, I relate to Einstein greatly, not because I'm a scientist or a genius, I'm neither.
My iq is above average and that's cool with me. But his general disposition, being so distracted by intense trains of thoughts and ideas that one forgets to pack underwear for their trip, or never thinks to remember those mundane details such as socks and eating.
The distraction that comes about with fascination.
That stuff has me written all over it. I envy his life. He always had a spouse taking care Strangely, I relate to Einstein greatly, not because I'm a scientist or a genius, I'm neither. He always had a spouse taking care of life while his mind could search stretch and discover.
Einstein his life and universe by walter isaacson ebook
Anyway, I liked the book. I was more interested in his personal background and history but I was surprised about how many other scientists contributed to his ideas and that his genius was in his thought experiments which few other scientists could folllow. And he left it up to them to prove his theories through mathematical measurements or laboratory experiments.
The writing is a bit stodgy and pedantic even when relating his personal Ok, honestly I skimmed over a lot of the theoretical physics scientific explanations. Einstein was a complex man whose public and private life were intermeshed with purpose and passion.
His character , creativity and imagination were related , and they drove both his life and his science. In this marvellously clear and accessible narrative, Walter Isaacson explains how his mind worked and the mysteries of the universe that he discovered.
Einstein's success came from questioning conventional wisdom and marvelling at mysteries that struck others as mundane. This led him to embrace a worldview based on respect for free spirits and free individuals.
All of which helped make Einstein into a rebel but with a reverence for the harmony of nature , one with just the right blend of imagination and wisdom to transform our understanding of the universe.
This new biography, the first since all of Einstein's papers have become available, is the fullest picture yet of one of the key figures of the twentieth century. This is the first full biography of Albert Einstein since all of his papers have become available -- a fully realised portrait of this extraordinary human being, and great genius.
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But Enough About Me. And he left it up to them to prove his theories through mathematical measurements or laboratory experiments.
Philadelphia: Mosby; Isaacson focuses more on Einstein the man: charismatic and passionate, often careless about personal affairs; outspoken and unapologetic about his belief that no one should have to give up personal freedoms to support a state.