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Einstein submits his papers on the General Theory of Relativity

04/11/191525/11/1915

In each of the four thursdays of November, 1915, Albert Einstein presented to the Prussian Academy of Science one paper from his General Theory of Relativity. Below you can find the original documents, as well as brief explanations in the form of YouTube videos:

November 4

On General Theory of Relativity

November 11

On General Theory of Relativity (Addendum)

November 18

Explanation of the Perihelion Motion of Mercury from the General Theory of Relativity

November 25

The Field Equations of Gravitation

Videos

Albert Einstein in 1933. © KIK-IRPA, Brussels (Belgium)

Image source. Europeana Collections.

General relativity explained in under three minutes
Brian Greene Introduces the Theory of General Relativity
Brian Greene Explains That Whole General Relativity Thing

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