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The private lives of Albert Einstein

by Roger Highfield

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.,
  • Physicists -- Biography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 342-345) and index.

    StatementRoger Highfield, Paul Carter.
    ContributionsCarter, Paul, 1962-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC16.E5 H54 1994
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 353 p., [8] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages353
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1077233M
    ISBN 100312110472
    LC Control Number94000423

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Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, in the Kingdom of Württemberg in the German Empire, on 14 March His parents were Hermann Einstein, a salesman and engineer, and Paulinethe family moved to Munich, where Einstein's father and his uncle Jakob founded Elektrotechnische Fabrik J.

Einstein & Cie, a company that manufactured electrical equipment Children: "Lieserl" Einstein, Hans Albert Einstein. The Private Lives of Albert Einstein Roger Highfield, Author, Paul Carter, With St. Martin's Press $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author.Albert Einstein was a German-American physicist and probably the most well-known scientist of the 20th century.

His theory of relativity, which describes the dynamics of light and extremely.