Andrew Robinson was educated at the Dragon School, Eton College where he was a King's Scholar, University College, Oxford where he read Chemistry and finally the School of Oriental and African Studies in London. He is the son of Neville Robinson, an Oxford physicist, and Daphne Robinson.
Einstein: A Hundred Years. has been added to your Cart. Andrew Robinson's main biographical narrative is enhanced by 12 essays by eminent scientists, scholars and artists that put Einstein's life and work in perspective. -Bill Condie, Cosmos Magazine
Einstein: A Hundred Years. -Bill Condie, Cosmos Magazine. With its plentiful photographs and iconic, whimsical images, Robinson’s work has great aesthetic appeal. The book offers a general introduction to Einstein in which his scientific achievements and his vivid personality are clearly conveyed.
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The book recognizes that Einstein’s striking originality was expressed in many ways, from his political and . The main narrative is enriched by twelve essays by well-known scientists, scholars, and artists, including three Nobel Laureates. The book presents clearly the beautiful simplicity at the heart of Einstein’s greatest discoveries, and explains how his ideas have continued to influence scientific developments such as lasers, the theory of the big bang, and "theories of everything.
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The best Albert Einstein books as recommended by Einstein expert Andrew Robinson. Find out more about life and times of the 'unique genius. You’re the author of a biography of Albert Einstein called Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity that was republished this year to coincide with the centenary of the theory of general relativity. Relativity is generally regarded as his greatest achievement and it comes in two forms: special relativity (1905) and general relativity (1915) - a hundred years ago this month. He also made major contributions to quantum mechanics.
In the popular imagination Einstein’s genius is so absolute that he has acquired an almost cartoon-like status. In Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity, Andrew Robinson reconstructs a nuanced portrait of the revolutionary thinker
In the popular imagination Einstein’s genius is so absolute that he has acquired an almost cartoon-like status. In Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity, Andrew Robinson reconstructs a nuanced portrait of the revolutionary thinker. His large format book has the endorsement of the Albert Einstein Archives, and it draws on an exceptional collection of photographs and rarely aired manuscripts, making for a rich visual experience. The book is in two parts – the first dealing with the physicist and the second with the man.
As Freeman Dyson writes in the preface, Einstein’s life was full of paradoxes, and this lovely coffee table book, with essays by Stephen Hawking, Philip Anderson, Steven Weinberg and others, reveals them all. Philip Glass invokes Einstein the musician, the dreamer, the poet, the artist. It has the great man describing in his own words his revolutionary new ideas, and the suspense as the results of the experiments confirming general relativity were announced. Bernard Cohen’s reminiscence of his interview with the physicist – Einstein’s last – gives a glimpse of the man behind the genius.
Home Andrew Robinson EINSTEIN : A HUNDRED YEARS OF REALITY. Einstein : a hundred years of reality. About the Author: Andrew Robinsonis the author of some 25 books, written for both general and academic readers, covering three main areas: science and the history of science; archaeology, scripts and decipherment; and the history and culture of India.
Academic journal article The Science Teacher. Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity. The second section examines Einstein as a man. Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity By Andrew Robinson. 256 pp. Princeton University Press. Several chapters feature essays by different authors, including Einstein, giving special insights into his character, influence, personality, and thought processes.