A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion

A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion : The Essential Scientific Works of Albert Einstein

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With commentary by the greatest physicist of our time, Stephen Hawking, this anthology has garnered impressive reviews. PW has called it a gem of a collection" while New Scientist magazine notes the thrill of reading Einstein's own words." From the writings that revealed the famous Theory of Relativity, to other papers that shook the scientific world of the 20th century, A Stubbornly Persistent Illusion belongs in every science fan's library.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 154 x 226 x 25mm | 562g
  • Running Press Adult
  • Philadelphia, PA, United States
  • English
  • black & white line drawings
  • 076243564X
  • 9780762435647
  • 399,480

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"Science Books & Films," June 2008
"Hawking's book is stimulating and provides the reader with motivation for studying physics and engaging the universe."
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About Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking has become a scientific celebrity" of sorts, ever since his A Brief History of Time was published. He has been described as the most intelligent man in the world today," according to the Chicago Sun-Times and as the scientific heir to Einstein, Newton, and Galileo" by People magazine. He lives in Cambridge, England.
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