Einstein’s 1917 static model of the universe: a centennial review

@article{ORaifeartaigh2017Einsteins1S,
  title={Einstein’s 1917 static model of the universe: a centennial review},
  author={C. O’Raifeartaigh and M. O'keeffe and W. Nahm and S. Mitton},
  journal={The European Physical Journal H},
  year={2017},
  volume={42},
  pages={431-474}
}
  • C. O’Raifeartaigh, M. O'keeffe, +1 author S. Mitton
  • Published 2017
  • Philosophy, Physics
  • The European Physical Journal H
  • Abstract We present a historical review of Einstein’s 1917 paper ‘Cosmological Considerations in the General Theory of Relativity’ to mark the centenary of a key work that set the foundations of modern cosmology. We find that the paper followed as a natural next step after Einstein’s development of the general theory of relativity and that the work offers many insights into his thoughts on relativity, astronomy and cosmology. Our review includes a description of the observational and… CONTINUE READING
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