In honor of what would be Albert Einstein‘s 132nd birthday today, Open Road has published seven digital books by the iconic physicist, including The Theory of Relativity and Other Essays, exclusively in Amazon Kindle store.
These new Kindle editions are enhanced versions with new photographs and biographical information, as well as introductions written by Neil Berger.
The Kindle versions range from $7.99 – $9.99 each in price and can be purchased at Amazon’s Kindle Store.
According to Open Road, this selection of Einstein books was designed for readers interested in Einstein’s seminal works in physics, his collaborations with colleagues, and his broader philosophy. The seven digital works that are exclusive to the Kindle Store are listed below, along with descriptions and the direct links to the product pages.
— Essays in Humanism: An inspiring collection of the great thinker’s views on a rapidly changing world
— Essays in Science: An homage to the men and women of science, and an exposition of Einstein’s place in scientific history
— Letters on Wave Mechanics: Correspondence with H. A. Lorentz, Max Planck, and Erwin SchrÃ¶dinger: A lively collection of Einstein’s groundbreaking scientific correspondence on modern physics with other contemporary giants in his field: SchrÃ¶dinger, Planck and Lorentz.
— Letters to Solovine: 1906-1955: A provocative collection of letters to his longtime friend and translator that spans Einstein’s career and reveals the inner thoughts and daily life of a transformative genius.
— Out of My Later Years: The Scientist, Philosopher, and Man Portrayed Through His Own Words: An inspiring collection of essays in which Einstein addresses the topics that fascinated him as a scientist, philosopher and humanitarian.
— The Theory of Relativity and Other Essays: E=mc2: It may be Einstein’s most well-known contribution to modern science, but how many people understand the thought process or physics behind this famous equation?
— The World As I See It: A fascinating collection of Einstein’s observations about life, religion, nationalism, and a host of personal topics that engaged the genius’s intellect.
Albert Einstein (1879–1955) was born in Germany and became an American citizen in 1940. A world-famous theoretical physicist, he was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize for Physics and is renowned for his Theory of Relativity. In addition to his scientific work, Einstein was an influential humanist who spoke widely about politics, ethics and social causes. After leaving Europe, Einstein taught at Princeton University. His theories were instrumental in shaping the Atomic Age.
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