The myth about Einstein

Dattagupta, Sushanta (2006) The myth about Einstein Resonance - Journal of Science Education, 11 (1). pp. 63-78. ISSN 0971-8044

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In common perception, Einstein comes out as a strong mathematical physicist. This is however a myth. The {dy1905} Einstein was close to real life phenomena. This article presents how he used simple mathematics to understand experiments, especially on Brownian Motion and Photoelectric Effect, employing the underlying concept of thermodynamic fluctuations.

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Keywords:Brownian Motion; Black Body Radiation; Photoelectric Effect
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Deposited On:29 Oct 2010 11:29
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