Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Theory of Relativity” as Want to Read:
Theory of Relativity
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Theory of Relativity

by
4.29  ·  Rating details ·  17 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Wolfgang Pauli (1900–1958) was one of the 20th-century's most influential physicists. He was awarded the 1945 Nobel Prize for physics for the discovery of the exclusion principle (also called the Pauli principle). A brilliant theoretician, he was the first to posit the existence of the neutrino and one of the few early 20th-century physicists to fully understand the enormi ...more
Paperback, 272 pages
Published July 1st 1981 by Dover Publications (first published July 1st 1921)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Theory of Relativity, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Theory of Relativity

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-47)
Rating details
Sort: Default
|
Filter
William Schram
Wolfgang Pauli was a brilliant theoretical physicist responsible for positing the Pauli Exclusion Principle and the winner of the 1945 Nobel Prize in Physics. However, at the first printing of this book, Pauli was a young man of 21. I really admire that sort of thing, to be able to publish something like this at that age. The book acknowledges that there are issues with its contents since it was printed in 1921, but this book does a fine job of showing off relativity as it was known at that time ...more
Neneth Galopo
rated it really liked it
Jul 24, 2013
Sankalp Baliarsingh
rated it it was amazing
Jan 06, 2016
Jovany Agathe
rated it liked it
Mar 01, 2018
Matteo Caffini
rated it it was amazing
Feb 02, 2015
Pradnya
rated it really liked it
Jan 01, 2016
Arnulfo Perez
rated it liked it
Sep 25, 2015
Genelle
rated it really liked it
May 05, 2015
Ben Nasmith
rated it it was amazing
May 25, 2014
Randy
rated it it was amazing
Apr 07, 2013
Mikey
rated it really liked it
Feb 10, 2017
Jacob Amacker
rated it really liked it
Aug 30, 2017
Netmesys
rated it liked it
Jun 10, 2014
Alejandro Urzúa
rated it it was amazing
Jan 10, 2012
Eduardo
rated it it was amazing
Feb 15, 2012
David Lin
rated it really liked it
Jul 18, 2015
Indigo Blue
rated it it was amazing
Mar 27, 2016
Anome
marked it as to-read
Sep 17, 2007
Elie
added it
Jul 25, 2011
Yared
added it
Apr 07, 2012
Michael A. Sherbon
marked it as to-read
Jun 17, 2012
Raphael
marked it as to-read
Jul 22, 2012
Christine Dantas
marked it as to-read
Jul 31, 2012
Crimson Ash
marked it as to-read
Aug 09, 2012
John Dubose
marked it as to-read
Aug 13, 2012
Urs Zimmermann
marked it as to-read
Oct 31, 2012
Joe
marked it as to-read
Nov 25, 2012
ingenvector
marked it as to-read
Dec 10, 2012
Julie
added it
Jan 12, 2013
David
marked it as to-read
Feb 16, 2013
Bosa Mora
marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2013
Rebecca McCusker
marked it as to-read
Apr 11, 2013
Alex Carlman
marked it as to-read
May 21, 2013
Jordan Venn
marked it as to-read
May 24, 2013
Barry
marked it as to-read
Jun 21, 2013
Marco Spadini
marked it as to-read
Jun 25, 2013
Deepakbisht47gmail.com
is currently reading it
Jul 29, 2013
Jacob
marked it as to-read
Jul 30, 2013
Offr
added it
Aug 10, 2013
Alan
marked it as to-read
Aug 15, 2013
Nishit Goel
marked it as to-read
Aug 18, 2013
Mercedes
marked it as to-read
Oct 09, 2013
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Pauli was born in Vienna to a chemist Wolfgang Joseph Pauli (né Wolf Pascheles, 1869–1955) and his wife Bertha Camilla Schütz; his sister was Hertha Pauli, the writer and actress. Pauli's middle name was given in honor of his godfather, physicist Ernst Mach. Pauli's paternal grandparents were from prominent Jewish families of Prague; his great-grandfather was the Jewish publisher Wolf Pascheles. P ...more
More about Wolfgang Ernst Pauli
“... it should be remembered that the atomicity of electric charge has already found its expression in the specific numerical value of the fine structure constant, a theoretical understanding of which is still missing today.” 0 likes
More quotes…