1920 First Edition Easy Lessons In Einstein The Theory Of Relativity*albert


1920 First Edition Easy Lessons In Einstein The Theory Of Relativity*albert

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

1920 First Edition Easy Lessons In Einstein The Theory Of Relativity*albert:
$75



Attention Collectors!

1920

First Edition

Easy Lessons

In

Einstein

Here isavery rare book thatwould beafantastic addition to a collection!

You are offerding ona rarehardcover book titled Easy Lessons in Einstein - A Discussion of the More Intelligible Features of the Theory of Relativity. By Edwin E. Slosson. With an Article by Albert Einstein and a bibliography. Published by Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1920. This is the scarce First Edition.

Albert Einstein , (1879 - 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and one of the most prolific intellects in human history. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect". The latter was pivotal in establishing quantum theory within physics. Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough to reconcile the laws of classical mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic field. This led to the development of his special theory of relativity. He realized, however, that the principle of relativity could also be extended to gravitational fields, and with his subsequent theory of gravitation in 1916, he published a paper on the general theory of relativity. He continued to deal with problems of statistical mechanics and quantum theory, which led to his explanations of particle theory and the motion of molecules. He also investigated the thermal properties of light which laid the foundation of the photon theory of light. In 1917, Einstein applied the general theory of relativity to model the structure of the universe as a whole. He was visiting the United States when Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, and did not go back to Germany, where he had been a professor at the Berlin Academy of Sciences. He settled in the U.S., becoming a citizen in 1940. On the eve of World War II, he helped alert President Franklin D. Roosevelt that Germany might be developing an atomic weapon, and recommended that the U.S. begin similar research; this eventually led to what would become the Manhattan Project. Einstein was in support of defending the Allied forces, but largely denounced using the new discovery of nuclear fission as a weapon. Later, together with Bertrand Russell, Einstein signed the Russell-Einstein Manifesto, which highlighted the danger of nuclear weapons. Einstein was affiliated with the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton, New Jersey, until his death in 1955.

Book comes with the original dustjacket but the dustjacket is very tattered and is missing some big pieces. The dustjacket is in poor condition but it helps to protect the book. Pages are clean and tightly bound with some toning to the title page. Covers are securely attached with no splitting or cracking of hinges. No writing in book and no signs of previous ownership. The book is in very good condition.

A rare first edition!

Great gift idea!



Payment:Payment is expected no later than3 days by the end of the sale.Thank you for looking and be sure to check out my other sales. About Us: Ask seller a question Add to Favorite Sellers View seller's other items: Store | List

1920 First Edition Easy Lessons In Einstein The Theory Of Relativity*albert:
$75

Buy Now



Very Rare Antique Chinese Scroll Book Of Hens, Roosters, & Chicks-very Nice picture
Very Rare Antique Chinese Scroll Book Of Hens, Roosters, & Chicks-very Nice


The Memoirs Of The Aga Khan Cassell 1954 picture
The Memoirs Of The Aga Khan Cassell 1954


The Memoirs Of The Aga Khan Cassell 1954 picture
The Memoirs Of The Aga Khan Cassell 1954


Irvine Welsh -  Neu Reekie; Signed 1st/1st picture
Irvine Welsh - Neu Reekie; Signed 1st/1st


C1880 Colour Map Of Surrey By Letts, Son & Co picture
C1880 Colour Map Of Surrey By Letts, Son & Co


1833 2vol Letters And Journals Of Lord Byron Thomas Moore Notices Third Edition picture
1833 2vol Letters And Journals Of Lord Byron Thomas Moore Notices Third Edition