The Resource Einstein's generation : the origins of the relativity revolution, Richard Staley

Einstein's generation : the origins of the relativity revolution, Richard Staley

Label
Einstein's generation : the origins of the relativity revolution
Title
Einstein's generation
Title remainder
the origins of the relativity revolution
Statement of responsibility
Richard Staley
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
'Einstein's Generation' offers a new approach to the origins of modern physics by exploring both the material culture that stimulated relativity and the reaction of Einstein's colleagues to his pioneering work
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Staley, Richard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC7
LC item number
.S777 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Materials science
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Relativitätstheorie
  • Geschichte
  • Physik
  • Soziale Situation
  • Materials science
  • Physics
  • Physics
  • Relativity (Physics)
  • Geschichte
  • Physik
  • Relativitätstheorie
  • Wissenschaftsentwicklung
  • Wissenschaftskultur
Label
Einstein's generation : the origins of the relativity revolution, Richard Staley
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [423]-465) and index
Contents
Introduction : Einstein's generation -- Albert Michelson, the velocity of light, and ether drift -- Interferometers and their uses -- Science on display : the World's Fair -- A discipline at work : the international congress of physics -- The empirical electron : space and time on a photographic plate -- Relativity and electron theory, 1905-1911 -- On the histories of relativity -- On the co-creation of classical and modern physics -- The Solvay Council, 1911
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 494 p.
Isbn
9780226770574
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008014155
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)220098973
  • (OCoLC)ocn220098973
Label
Einstein's generation : the origins of the relativity revolution, Richard Staley
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [423]-465) and index
Contents
Introduction : Einstein's generation -- Albert Michelson, the velocity of light, and ether drift -- Interferometers and their uses -- Science on display : the World's Fair -- A discipline at work : the international congress of physics -- The empirical electron : space and time on a photographic plate -- Relativity and electron theory, 1905-1911 -- On the histories of relativity -- On the co-creation of classical and modern physics -- The Solvay Council, 1911
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
x, 494 p.
Isbn
9780226770574
Isbn Type
(pbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2008014155
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)220098973
  • (OCoLC)ocn220098973

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