Albert Einstein's Documents Going Online

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Albert Einstein's entire archive of manuscripts, letters, theoretical musings, and personal correspondences are going online. More than 80,000 pages of material, owned by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, will now be digitized and shared on the web. To date, only 900 pages of the brilliant scientist's legacy have ever been available to the public. The digital archive will offer the world an entirely new look at one of the 20th century's most important figures, scientific or otherwise. 

With Greg Good, director of the Center for History of Physics at the American Institute of Physics, we discuss the man behind the most famous equation in history.

Guests:

Greg Good

Produced by:

Hsi-Chang Lin

Comments [1]

Ed Vernoff from New York City

For your information Albert Einstein was a socialist. Late in his life, at the height of the Cold War in 1949, he wrote an important article for the first issue of Monthly Review Magazine in New York City entitled "Why I am a Socialist." The magazine still exists and periodically republishes the article.

Mar. 21 2012 06:46 AM

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