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March 14th, 2020
Princeton News: Digital Edition of Volume 15 of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein Now AvailablePrinceton News: Digital Edition of Volume 15 of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein Now Available
Princeton University Press is pleased to announce that Volume 15 of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein (The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, June 1925–May 1927) is now available for access through The Digital Einstein Papers. Published in print in 2018, Volume 15 covers one of the most thrilling twoyear periods in twentiethcentury physics, as matrix mechanics—developed chiefly by W. Heisenberg, M. Born, and P. Jordan—and wave mechanics—developed by E. Schrödinger—supplanted the earlier quantum theory.
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March 21nd, 2018
New from Princeton: Volume 15 of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein – Available April 2018New from Princeton: Volume 15 of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein – Available April 2018
Princeton University Press, the Einstein Papers Project at the California Institute of Technology, and the Albert Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, are pleased to announce the latest volume in the authoritative Collected Papers of Albert Einstein. Volume 15: The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, June 1925May 1927, Documentary Edition.
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October 4th, 2017
PUP congratulates Kip S. Thorne, joint winner of the Nobel Prize in PhysicsPUP congratulates Kip S. Thorne, joint winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics
Upon yesterday’s announcement that Dr. Kip S. Thorne is the joint winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics for 2017, Princeton University Press would like to extend hearty congratulations to the celebrated physicist. The Royal Swedish Academy recognizes Dr. Thorne, along with Rainer Weiss and Barry C. Barish, “for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves.”
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November 22nd, 2016
Princeton News: Digital Edition of Volume 14 of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein Now AvailablePrinceton News: Digital Edition of Volume 14 of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein Now Available
Princeton University Press is pleased to announce that Volume 14 of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein (The Berlin Years: Writings & Correspondence, April 1923–May 1925) is now available for access through The Digital Einstein Papers. The latest volume in the series shows Einstein fleeing from Germany in the wake of threats on his life while pondering a unified theory of gravitational and electromagnetic fields.
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November 19th, 2015
Jimena Canales on Einstein's InfluenceJimena Canales on Einstein's Influence
Today kicks off a series of Einstein features Princeton University Press will be running on the blog to celebrate the 100th anniversary of The General Theory of Relativity. Over the next few days, there will be a series of posts by prominent scientists and scholars on how Einstein influenced their lives and careers. The series is called #ThanksEinstein, and includes pieces by Jimena Canales, Alice Calaprice, Jürgen Renn, Katherine Freese, among others.
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November 9, 2015
New from Princeton: An Einstein EncyclopediaNew from Princeton: An Einstein Encyclopedia
For the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity, the most complete guide to Einstein, the scientist and the man.
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September 21, 2015
New from Princeton: Einstein: A Hundred Years of RelativityNew from Princeton: Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity
To commemorate the centenary of Albert Einstein’s general theory of relativity in November, Einstein: A Hundred Years of Relativity (October 21, 2015) provides an authoritative and accessible look at Einstein the scientist and the human being. The main narrative is enriched by twelve essays by wellknown scientists, scholars, and artists, including three Nobel Laureates. The book contains 150 images, with many drawn from the Albert Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
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July 13th, 2015
New from Princeton: The Physicist and the PhilosopherNew from Princeton: The Physicist and the Philosopher
Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate that Changed Our Understanding of Time
Jimena CanalesScience historian Jimena Canales recounts the epic debate on the nature of time between Albert Einstein and Henri Bergson in The Physicist and the Philosopher: Einstein, Bergson, and the Debate that Changed Our Understanding of Time.
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July 9th, 2015
New from Princeton: The Road to Relativity and RelativityNew from Princeton: The Road to Relativity and Relativity
In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Albert Einstein’s definitive publication of the General Theory of Relativity, we are pleased to announce two riveting new books that mark this momentous achievement:
The Road to Relativity: The History and Meaning of Einstein’s “The Foundation of General Relativity” featuring the original manuscript of Einstein’s masterpiece by Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn and
Relativity: The Special and the General Theory, 100th Anniversary Edition by Albert Einstein with commentaries and background material by Hanoch Gutfreund and Jürgen Renn
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