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25th Midwest Relativity Meeting
CIERA Northwester University
Evanston IL
October 1-3, 2015

Einstein's Discovery of the General Theory of Relativity

7:30pm Thursday October 1, 2015

Page from Einstein's Zurich Notebook

It took Albert Einstein eight years, from 1907 to 1915, to complete his general theory of relativity. His work in these years was driven by ingenious thought experiments, forays into new mathematics, tedious calculations, painful missteps, dogged persistence and moments of great exhilaration. This talk will review some of the highlights of Einstein’s achievement and take a peek into his research notes, written at the crucial moment.



A Peek into Einstein's Zurich Notebook

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