Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity

  title={Einstein's Jury: The Race to Test Relativity},
  author={J. Ehlers},
  journal={Classical and Quantum Gravity},
  • J. Ehlers
  • Published 2007
  • Physics
  • Classical and Quantum Gravity
'I know very well that my theory rests on a shaky foundation. What attracts me to it is that it leads to consequences that seem to be accessible to experiment, and it provides a starting point for the theoretical understanding of gravitation', wrote Einstein in 1911. Einstein's Jury by Jeffrey Crelinsten—well documented, well written, and fascinating to read—describes how, from 1909 on, Einstein's two theories of relativity became known to astronomers, and how the predictions made between 1907… Expand
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