Book Details

PHYSICS BEFORE AND AFTER EINSTEIN

Downloads: 771 Views: 1539

  • Author: Marco Mamone Capria
  • Publisher: IOS PRESS
  • Year: 2005

Description

It is a century since one of the icons of modern physics submitted some of the most influential scientific papers of all times in a few months; and it is fifty years since he died. There is no question that Albert Einstein with his work on relativity and quantum theory has marked the development of physics indelibly. To reappraise his lifework forces one to rethink the whole of physics, before and after him. The aim of the present book is to contribute to this daunting task. Though not an encyclopedic work, it tries to provide a perspective on the history of physics from the late 19th century to today, by taking the series of groundbreaking and sometimes provocative contributions by Einstein as the demarcation line between the “old” and the “new” physics.

Table of Contents

    

Download

Share this book


Comments
comments powered by Disqus

Navigation

Social Media