Secrets of the Old One: Einstein, 1905 (Hardback)J. Bernstein (author)
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Makes these ideas accessible to a general reader complex concepts of relativity and the stimulated emission of light through the use of mathematics no more difficult than one learns in high school.
Written by a noted and successful science writer.
Noted science writer Jeremy Bernstein tells the remarkable story of Einstein's papers and their impact one century ago.
Explains the many technological ramifications of ideas which changed our lives in the twentieth century and continue to do so.
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Number of pages: 200
Weight: 1040 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 12 mm
Edition: 2006 ed.
Secrets of the Old One is one of the best scientist-sketches and adds to Bernstein's long list of such successes.
Peter L. Gallison, American Scientist, Volume 94, Number 3, May-June 2006
Bernstein's book is wonderful and, as far as I can judge as a professional physicist, very pedagogical for non-specialists.
Andre Martin, CERN Courier, Volume 46, Number 3, 2006