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The year the future was born.
At the dawn of the twentieth century, young physicist Albert Einstein had quit university life, proved a failure as a teacher, and, in desperate need of means to support his wife and newborn child, had taken a job as a patent office expert. It was during this time, in the year 1905, that Einstein truly established his presence as one of the greatest minds in the history of humankind. In this period of self-imposed isolation from colleagues and academia-which has since been dubbed by the scientific community annus mirabilis (the miracle year)-Einstein, at twenty-six years of age, wrote a series of three papers whose subject eventually became known as the Theory of Relativity.
Now, bestselling authors John Gribbin and Mary Gribbin present, for the 100th anniversary of that astounding year, the fascinating story of how one man's genius helped shape our world.
Title: Annus Mirabilis: 1905, Albert Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity with DVD Documentary on the Life of Albert Einstein
Publisher: Chamberlain Bros.: 2005-03-29
ISBN Number: 1596091444
ISBN Number 13: 9781596091443
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good
Item: 14.00 Item
Seller ID: 000341
Description: Very Good Condition: Unmarked. Tight binding. Clean. Black marker line across bottom outer page edges. Cover and dustjacket show very minor visible storage wear. DVD remains in original manufacture sealed envelope. Hardcover book with dustjacket and DVD copy of Annus Mirabilis: 1905, Albert Einstein, and the Theory of Relativity with DVD Documentary on the Life of Albert Einstein by John Gribben and Mary Gribbin. New York: Chamberlain Bros. (Penguin Group USA), 2005. (This excludes Appendix B). viii, 310 pages, DVD. 5-7/8 x 8-5/8 inches, 22 cm. Shipping weight 2 pounds: Additional shipping fee may be requested on international order. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!