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Contents Introduction Part 1: Personal Background and Family Life [NL] 1. Einstein's parents and extended family: Genealogy of the genius [NL] 2. Music in Einstein's early years [NL] 3. His Sister Maja Einstein Winteler [NL] 4. Einstein and other famous dyslexics [NL] 5. His First Wife Mileva Maric Einstein [NL] 6. His Daughter Liserl Einstein [NL] 7. His Son Hans Albert Einstein [NL] 8. His Son Eduard Einstein [NL] 9. Parenting: what kind of father was Einstein? [NL] 10. Why Einstein worked in the patent office [NL] 11. Einstein's reputation as a womanizer: affairs and other women [NL] 12. Einstein's move to Berlin [NL] 13. His Second Wife Elsa Lowenthal Einstein [NL] 14. His Stepdaughters Ilse and Margot Einstein [NL] 15. Einstein's grandchildren [NL] 16. Einstein and major health crises [NL] 17. Einstein and public speaking [NL] 18. Einstein and sailing [NL] 19. What happened to Einstein's brain? Part 2: Comparisons and Contemporaries [NL] 20. Einstein versus Galileo: theories of gravity [NL] 21. Einstein Response to Issac Newton [NL] 22. Similarities Einstein drew on Darwinian Ideas [NL] 23. Einstein and the Wright Brothers [NL] 24. How was Einstein like Edison? [NL] 25. How was Einstein like Leonardo da Vinci? [NL] 26. How was Einstein like Michelangelo? [NL] 27. Einstein and Bauhaus [NL] 28. Einstein at odds with Maxwell over electromagnetism [NL] 29. Einstein's collaborations with Fermi [NL] 30. Einstein's debates with Bohr [NL] 31. The Olympia Academy [NL] 32. Einstein's letters to Freud [NL] 33. Einstein's relationship with Marie Curie [NL] 34. Einstein's response to Schrödinger's equation [NL] 35. How Einstein's work overlapped with Planck [NL] 36. Major inventions during Einstein's lifetime [NL] 37. The scientific background of Einstein's time Part 3: Scientific Theories [NL] 38. Einstein and the scientific method [NL] 39. Einstein's adaptation of Euclidian geometry [NL] 40. Einstein's proof of Pythagorean theorem [NL] 41. First exposure to science - the magnetic compass [NL] 42. Acceleration and Gravity: Einstein's principle of equivalence [NL] 43. Einstein and the Cosmological Principle (1917 paper) [NL] 44. Einstein's approach to unified field theory [NL] 45. Einstein's first paper of 1905 (photoelectric effect) [NL] 46. Einstein's greatest blunder (cosmological constant) [NL] 47. Einstein's second paper of 1905 (Brownian motion) [NL] 48. Einstein's support of Bose's theory of photon spin [NL] 49. Einstein's third paper of 1905 (special relativity) [NL] 50. Einstein's thought experiments [NL] 51. Einstein's formulation of Avogadro's number [NL] 52. Einstein's law of gravitation [NL] 53. Error in his 1905 paper: The math error even Einstein couldn't find (one of his students found it) [NL] 54. Expanding universe (except for cosmological constant) (1929 paper) [NL] 55. Gravitational redshift [NL] 56. The history of E=mc2 [NL] 57. Laying the groundwork for quantum theory [NL] 58. Why Einstein didn't believe in quantum mechanics [NL] 59. The curvature of space-time [NL] 60. The perihelion of Mercury [NL] 61. Time travel [NL] 62. Why the sky is blue (critical opalescence) [NL] 63. Wormholes Part 4: War, Religion, and Politics [NL] 64. Einstein the pacifist [NL] 65. Einstein and Judaism [NL] 66. Einstein's views on God [NL] 67. How did WWI affect Einstein [NL] 68. Einstein and the Nazi Party [NL] 69. Einstein's work with refugees [NL] 70. Why Einstein wrote a letter to President Roosevelt [NL] 71. Was Einstein responsible for the atomic bomb? [NL] 72. Einstein Rejected for Manhattan Project [NL] 73. Einstein's reaction to Hiroshima and Nagasaki [NL] 74. Einstein's anti-nuclear work continued by Bernard Russell [NL] 75. Einstein: President of Israel? [NL] 76. Einstein's ties to Israel and Judaism Part 5: Awards, Achievements, and Other Intellectual Pursuits [NL] 77. Einstein and the ETH (all instances) [NL] 78. Einstein and the Nobel Prize - what did he get it for? [NL] 79. How much did Einstein's first wife Mileva contribute to his Nobel prize-winning theories? [NL] 80. Einstein and the founding of the Princeton Institute for Advanced Study [NL] 81. Einstein as a university lecturer [NL] 82. Einstein's professional affiliations [NL] 83. Einstein's other patents: the compass [NL] 84. Einstein's other patents: the hearing aid [NL] 85. The refrigerator pump with Szilard [NL] 86. Einstein's later awards and honors Part 6: Future Impact and Influence [NL] 87. Test of General Relativity - Gravity Probe B [NL] 88. Bose-Einstein Condensates [NL] 89. Einstein's Dreams of World Government and Peace [NL] 90. Einstein's work as precursor for GPS [NL] 91. Einstein in Popular Media [NL] 92. Schwarzschild using Einstein's results for black holes [NL] 93. Why Einstein's greatest blunder (cosmological constant) might actually have been right (dark energy) [NL] 94. Einstein and the image of genius: what he looked like in 1905 vs. later [NL] 95. Baby Einstein [NL] 96. Einstein college of medicine and other tributes [NL] 97. Einsteinium [NL] 98. Einstein: Person of the Century [NL] 99. Einstein on the Beach: A Genius in Popular Media [NL] 100. How was Einstein a genius? Definition of a genius [NL] 101. "Beyond Einstein"
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Physicists -- Biography.