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Subtle is the Lord-- : the science and the life of Albert Einstein

Abraham Pais

Subtle is the Lord-- : the science and the life of Albert Einstein

by Abraham Pais

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press, 1982. in Oxford [Oxfordshire], New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Einstein, Albert, -- 1879-1955,
  • Physicists -- Biography,
  • Physics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    xvi, 552 p., [9] p. of plates : ill. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

    StatementAbraham Pais.. --
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19121008M

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