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Einstein's aborted attempt at a dynamic steady-state universe

@article{Nussbaumer2014EinsteinsAA,
  title={Einstein's aborted attempt at a dynamic steady-state universe},
  author={H. Nussbaumer},
  journal={arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics},
  year={2014}
}
  • H. Nussbaumer
  • Published 2014
  • Physics
  • arXiv: History and Philosophy of Physics
In June 1930 Einstein visited Cambridge where he stayed with Eddington who had just shown that Einstein's supposedly static universe of 1917 was not stable. This forced Einstein to rethink his cosmology. He spent January and February 1931 at Pasadena. There, he discussed cosmology intensely with Tolman, conscious that he had to replace his original model of 1917. However, at the end of February he still had not made up his mind about an alternative. The Albert Einstein Archives of Jerusalem… Expand
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