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  • The Formative Years of Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein's Princeton Lectures
    Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn

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    An insightful tome recounts the heady early days of general relativity

    On the centenary of general relativity, physicist Hanoch Gutfreund and historian Jürgen Renn published The Road to Relativity, a facsimile of Albert Einstein’s 1915–1916 German manuscript with an English translation and page-by-page commentary placing this seminal work in its historical and scientific context. Their new book, The Formative Years of Relativity, discusses in detail—yet delibe… Read More