ISBN 9798129107113,Albert Einstein A Short Giography

Albert Einstein A Short Giography


R. K. Murthi


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ISBN 9798129107113

Rupa & Co

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9798129107113

ISBN-10 8129107112


Number of Pages 130 Pages
Language (English)

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The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking' Albert Einstein is unquestionably one of the greatest scientists in history. He discovered the theory of relativity, and fine-tuned Newton's laws, expanding man's understanding of the universe. He also set the stage for the exploitation of atomic energy. This fascinating biography traces his life from childhood - where his genius was not readily perceived - to his turbulent times at institutions of higher learning where his independence and Jewish origin often threatened to thwart his career, as well as the indomitable spirit that, in a span of ten years, made him one of the world's most famous scientists. It explores Einstein's role as a champion of peace and humanism, as well as his private and personal life. Albert Einstein is a fascinating insight into the life and character of one of the twentieth century's greatest figures. About the Author R.K. Murthi has been a writer for more than four decades, contributing over 4,000 articles, skits and profiles to leading English language publications. He is the author of more than 75 books, including biographies and information books for children, many of which have been translated into Indian languages. He is the two-time recipient of the NCERT Award for Children's Books (1985 and 1997). In 1999, the Indo-Soviet Culture Society honoured him for his lifetime contribution to the field of literature for the young. A former member of the advisory panel of the Nehru Bal Pustakalaya of the National Book Trust, he currently heads the publication wing of the Children's Book Trust and is the secretary-general of the Indian Society of Authors.