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  • ""Blending science, history, and biography, this book reveals the mysteries of mathematics, focusing on the life and work of three of Albert Einstein's heroes: Isaac Newton, Michael Faraday, and especially James Clerk Maxwell, whose portrait hung on Einstein's laboratory wall and whose work directly inspired the theory of relativity. In this book, Robyn Arianrhod bridges the gap between science and literature, portraying mathematics as a language and arguing that a physical theory is a work of imagination involving the elegant and clever use of this language. Her narrative centers on the work of Maxwell, the first scientist to embrace the ambiguous relationship between language and reality - the first to accept that, in a very real sense, language is reality."--Jacket."

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  • "Einstein's Heroes"@en
  • "Les héros d'Einstein : comment les physiciens ont réinventé le monde"
  • "Einstein's heroes : imagining the world through the language of mathematics"@en
  • "Einstein's heroes : imagining the world through the language of mathematics"