Of pots and holes: Einstein's bumpy road to general relativity

  title={Of pots and holes: Einstein's bumpy road to general relativity},
  author={Michel Janssen},
  journal={Annalen der Physik},
  • Michel Janssen
  • Published 2005
  • Physics
  • Annalen der Physik
  • Readers of this volume will notice that it contains only a few papers on general relativity. This is because most papers documenting the genesis and early development of general relativity were not published in Annalen der Physik.After Einstein took up his new prestigious position at the PrussianAcademy of Sciences in the spring of 1914, the Sitzungsberichte of the Berlin academy almost by default became the main outlet for his scientific production. Two of the more important papers on general… CONTINUE READING
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