Table of contents for Einstein's heroes : imagining the world through the language of mathematics / Robyn Arianrhod.

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A Seamless Intertwining 1
A Reluctant Revolutionary 8
Beetles, Strings and Sealing Wax 14
The Nature of Physics 29
The Language of Physics 42
Why Newton Held the World in Thrall 51
Rites of Passage 83
A Fledgling Physicist 96
Electromagnetic Controversy 104
Mathematics as Language 130
The Magical Synthesis of Algebra and Geometry 172
Maxwell's Mathematical Language 195
Maxwell's Rainbow 229
Imagining the World with the Language of Mathematics:
A Revolution in Physics 248
Epilogue 274
Appendix 282
Notes and Sources 284
Bibliography 307
Index 316

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Maxwell, James Clerk, 1831-1879.
Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.
Mathematical physics -- History.
Physicists -- Biography.
Science -- Popular works.