Einstein's Heroes: Imagining the World Through the Language of Mathematics

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Untapped, 2021
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Albert Einstein kept the portraits of three inspiring predecessors on his study wall: Sir Isaac Newton, James Clerk Maxwell and Michael Faraday. This is the story of those three pioneers in the fundamental language of mathematics.First published in 2003, Einstein's Heroes has been sold into the UK, USA, Japan, France and Turkey. In 2004, it was shortlisted for The Age Non-Fiction Book of the Year and the 2004 Victorian Premier's Prize (first book of history).Robyn Arianrhod lectured for many years at Monash University where she is an Honorary Research Associate in the School of Mathematical Sciences. Einstein's Heroes was her first book. Her other works include Seduced By Logic (2011) and Thomas Harriot: A Life in Science (2019).

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Dealing with physics history at several different levels, Australian mathematician Arianrhod offers an intriguing blend of science, history, and biography. Noting that the widely admired Albert ... Read full review

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