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Einstein's friend and biographer examines his life as seen through the media, including two marriages, troubled children, and the long-awaited Nobel Prize, revealing the personal side of the man who asked, 'Why is it that nobody understands me and everybody likes me?'

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9780198539940 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Looks at Albert Einstein's life and work in physics

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Biographical profiles of Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, and other twentieth-century physicists feature observations and insights from a fellow scientist who knew the subjects personally.

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9780198506140 | Oxford Univ Pr, May 1, 2000, cover price $66.00 | About this edition: Biographical profiles of Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr, and other twentieth-century physicists feature observations and insights from a fellow scientist who knew the subjects personally.

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Details the history of the physics of matter and of physical forces since the discovery of x-rays, exploring the circumstances, significance, and impact of discoveries and developments

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9780198519713 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 24, 1986, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Details the history of the physics of matter and of physical forces since the discovery of x-rays, exploring the circumstances, significance, and impact of discoveries and developments

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9780198519973 | Reprint edition (Clarendon Pr, September 29, 1988), cover price $62.00 | About this edition: Details the history of the physics of matter and of physical forces since the discovery of x-rays, exploring the circumstances, significance, and impact of discoveries and developments

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Product Description: The late Abraham Pais, author of the award winning biography of Albert Einstein, Subtle is the Lord, here offers an illuminating portrait of another of his eminent colleagues, J. Robert Oppenheimer, one of the most charismatic and enigmatic figures of modern physics...read more

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9780195166736 | Oxford Univ Pr, February 17, 2006, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: An illuminating portrait of J.

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9780195327120 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, June 25, 2007, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: The late Abraham Pais, author of the award winning biography of Albert Einstein, Subtle is the Lord, here offers an illuminating portrait of another of his eminent colleagues, J.

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Product Description: Abraham Pais's life of Albert Einstein was one of the finest scientific biographies ever written. When it first appeared in 1982, Christian Science Monitor called it "an extraordinary biography of an extraordinary man," and Timothy Ferris, in The New York Times Book Review, said it was "the biography of Einstein he himself would have liked best," adding that "it is a work against which future scientific biographies will be measured...read more

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9780198520498, titled "Niels Bohr's Times: In Physics, Philosophy, and Polity" | Oxford Univ Pr, October 3, 1991, cover price $35.00

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9780198520481 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, December 1, 1993), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Abraham Pais's life of Albert Einstein was one of the finest scientific biographies ever written.

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Product Description: This second Series A volume of Werner Heisenberg's Collected Works covers a period of about 15 years beginning with the early papers on quantum field theory in 1929/30 and ending with those on the scattering matrix (up to 1946). The reader will find Heisenberg contributions to Dirac's theory of the electron, to nuclear physics, to cosmic ray phenomena, and to reactor physics...read more
By Abraham Pais (contributor)

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9783642522413 | Bilingual edition (Springer Verlag, April 14, 2014), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: This second Series A volume of Werner Heisenberg's Collected Works covers a period of about 15 years beginning with the early papers on quantum field theory in 1929/30 and ending with those on the scattering matrix (up to 1946).

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Offers the addresses given at a Westminster Abbey ceremony honoring the British physicist, which discuss his life, his character and its effect on his work, and his discoveries in quantum theory, antimatter, and related fields (view table of contents)

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9780521583824 | Cambridge Univ Pr, February 1, 1998, cover price $54.99 | About this edition: Offers the addresses given at a Westminster Abbey ceremony honoring the British physicist, which discuss his life, his character and its effect on his work, and his discoveries in quantum theory, antimatter, and related fields

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Product Description: Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac was one of the founders of quantum theory. He is numbered alongside Newton, Maxwell and Einstein as one of the greatest physicists of all time. Together the lectures in this volume, originally presented on the occasion of the dedication ceremony for a plaque honoring Dirac in Westminster Abbey, give a unique insight into the relationship between Dirac's character and his scientific achievements...read more

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9780521019538 | Cambridge Univ Pr, September 8, 2005, cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac was one of the founders of quantum theory.

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Product Description: Im September 1946 kam ich nach Princeton. Dort erfuhr ich aber, daß Pauli inzwi­ schen nach Zürich abgereist war. Bohr kam noch im gleichen Monat nach Prince­ ton, um - wie ich - den Zweihundert jahr-Feiern beizuwohnen. Damals versäumte ich meine erste Gelegenheit, einen Blick auf Einstein zu werfen, als er neben Präsi­ dent Truman im Akademischen Festzug einherschritt...read more

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9783322987419, titled "Raffiniert Ist Der Herrgott: Albert Einstein, Eine Wissenschaftliche Biographie" | Reprint edition (Vieweg + Teubner Verlag, July 10, 2012), cover price $59.99 | About this edition: Im September 1946 kam ich nach Princeton.
9783827424372 | Spektrum Akademischer Verlag Gmbh, July 31, 2009, cover price $29.99

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Product Description: 2005 has been designated "World Year of Physics" to celebrate the publication of Einstein's Theory of Relativity one hundred years ago. In commemoration of this landmark anniversary, Oxford University Press brings Abraham Pais' major work on Einstein's life and work to a whole new generation of readers...read more

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9780198539070 | Oxford Univ Pr, September 23, 1982, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Provides an intimate, personal portrait of the eminent physicist and traces the origins, development, and impact of his revolutionary scientific theories

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9780192806727 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, November 3, 2005, cover price $31.95 | About this edition: 2005 has been designated "World Year of Physics" to celebrate the publication of Einstein's Theory of Relativity one hundred years ago.
9780195204384 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 10, 1983), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Provides an intimate, personal portrait of the eminent physicist and traces the origins, development, and impact of his revolutionary scientific theories
9780192851383 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 1983), cover price $19.95 | also contains Green Ideas | About this edition: Provides an intimate, personal portrait of the eminent physicist and traces the origins, development, and impact of his revolutionary scientific theories

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Product Description: "People like myself, who truly feel at home in several countries, are not strictly at home anywhere," writes Abraham Pais, one of the world's leading theoretical physicists, near the beginning of this engrossing chronicle of his life on two continents...read more

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9780691630403 | Princeton Univ Pr, April 19, 2016, cover price $245.00 | About this edition: "People like myself, who truly feel at home in several countries, are not strictly at home anywhere," writes Abraham Pais, one of the world's leading theoretical physicists, near the beginning of this engrossing chronicle of his life on two continents.
9780691012438 | Princeton Univ Pr, May 1, 1997, cover price $37.50 | About this edition: A physicist who worked with Niels Bohr, Robert Oppenheimer, and Albert Einstein recounts his life, from his youth in Nazi-occupied Holland and his eventual imprisonment by the Gestapo, to his career as a scientist in the United States

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9780691600499 | Princeton Univ Pr, July 14, 2014, cover price $98.00

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By Laurie M. Brown (editor), Abraham Pais (editor) and A. B. Pippard (editor)

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9781563960499 | Amer Inst of Physics, November 1, 1995, cover price $25.01

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By Laurie M. Brown (editor), Abraham Pais (editor) and Brian Pippard (editor)

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9780750303101 | 2 edition (CRC Pr I Llc, December 1, 1995), cover price $868.00

By Laurie M. Brown (editor), Abraham Pais (editor) and B. Pippard (editor)

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9780750305235 | Inst of Physics Pub Inc, January 1, 2004, cover price $530.00

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