Albert Einstein's 1916 Review Article on General Relativity

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Sauer, Tilman;
(2004)
  • Subject: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology | Physics - History and Philosophy of Physics

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 i... View more
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