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Some strangeness in the proportion : a centennial symposium to celebrate the achievements of Albert Einstein / edited by Harry Woolf.

; Woolf, Harry
Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Company, Advanced Book Program, 1980.
ISBN 0201099241, 9780201099249

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Other Authors Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Woolf, Harry.
Subjects Astrofysica.
Astrophysics -- Congresses.
Astrophysique - Congrès.
Astrophysique -- Congrès.
Einstein, Albert <1879-1955> - Congrès.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Congresses.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 -- Congrès.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Einstein, Albert.
Quantum theory -- Congresses.
Quantum theory.
Relativité (Physique) - Congrès.
Relativité (Physique) -- Congrès.
Relativity (Physics)
Relativity (Physics) -- Congresses.
Théorie quantique - Congrès.
Théorie quantique -- Congrès.
Description xxxi, 539 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Einstein's Europe / Felix Gilbert -- Albert Einstein : encounter with America / Harry Woolf -- Relativity and twentieth-century intellectual life / Ernest Nagel -- Einstein's scientific program : the formative years / Gerald Holton -- On some other approaches to electrodynamics in 1905 / Arthur I. Miller -- Special relativity theory in engineering / Wolfgang K.H. Panofsky -- Comments on "Special relativity theory in engineering" / Edward M. Purcell -- Experimental challenges posed by the general theory of relativity / Irwin I. Shapiro -- Comments on "Experimental relativity / David T. Wilkinson -- Theoretical advances in general relativity / Stephen W. Hawking -- Comments on S. Hawking's "Theoretical advances in general relativity" / William G. Unruh -- No firm foundation : Einstein and the early quantum theory / Martin J. Klein -- Einstein's critique of Planck / Thomas S. Kuhn -- Einstein on particles, fields, and the quantum theory / Abraham Pais -- Comment on "Einstein on particles, fields, and the quantum theory" / Res Jost -- General relativity and differential geometry / Shiing-shen Chern -- Mathematics and physics / Tullio Regge -- The size and shape of the universe / Martin J. Rees -- Comment on "The size and shape of the universe / Phillip J.E. Peebles -- Galaxies and intergalactic matter / George B. Field -- Comment on "galaxies and intergalactic matter" / Wallace L.W. Sargent -- Beyond the black hole / John Archibald Wheeler -- Comment on the topic "Beyond the black hole" / Freeman Dyson -- Issues in cosmology / Dennis W. Sciama -- Symmetry paradoxes and other cosmological comments / Charles W. Misner -- On the extragalactic distance scale and the Hubble constant / Gerard de Vaucouleurs -- Quantum gravity and supergravity / Yuval Ne'eman -- Supergravity / Peter van Nieuwenhuizen -- Thirty years of knowing Einstein / Eugene P. Wigner -- Reminiscenses of Einstein / Else Rosenthal-Schneider -- Some reminiscenses about Einstein's visits to Leiden / George E. Uhlenbeck -- On playing with scientists : remarks at the Einstein centennial celebration concert by the Juilliard quartet / Robert Mann.
Genre Aufsatzsammlung.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6626003
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