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Albert Einstein's 1916 Review Article on General Relativity

Sauer, Tilman;
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  • Published: 13 May 2004
The first comprehensive overview of the final version of the general theory of relativity was published by Einstein in 1916 after several expositions of preliminary versions and latest revisions of the theory in November 1915. A historical account of this review paper is given, of its prehistory, including a discussion of Einstein's collaboration with Marcel Grossmann, and of its immediate reception.
free text keywords: Physics - History and Philosophy of Physics, General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
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