3 5 8 I N D E X

EINSTEIN, ALBERT (1879–1955): SCIENCE (cont.)

Einstein 1910a, on, 4–5

Einstein 1919a, on, 232

Einstein, Edith, on dissertation of, 122,

180–181

Electromagnetic field, primacy over pon-

derable matter, 310

Eötvös’s law, 9

Flight, on theory of, 25, 28

Forces, atomic and molecular, on inade-

quate knowledge of, 306

Formal analogies in physics, 310

Grossmann, Marcel, collaboration with,

21

Guillaume, Edouard: on considerations

of, 210–211, 223, 259; unable to un-

derstand considerations of, 205, 223,

225, 241, 271, 272, 335

Haber, Fritz, on experimental proposal by,

279–280

Hall effect, 314

Julius, Willem, discussion with on solar

physics, 163

Kamerlingh Onnes, Heike: discussions

with, 168; visits laboratory of, 156

Lenard, Philipp, debate with at GDNÄ

meeting in Bad Nauheim, 275

Lewis and Tolman 1909, on, 7

Light emission and absorption, 25, 28

Lorentz, Hendrik A.: attends colloquium

of, 136; attends lecture of, 159; discus-

sions with, 174; talks on gravitation

theory and eclipse results with, 139

Meeting on magnetism in Leyden (“Mag-

net-Woche”), 222, 233

Nernst’s heat theorem, 10, 12

Polak, Martin, debate with, 173

Probability, comments on Heinrich Zang-

ger’s manuscript on, 99

Quantum theory: of Sommerfeld and Ep-

stein, works by on, 50; on Kottler’s

singularities in light waves as quanta,

220; Bohr’s derivation of quantum

states, 151; derivation of Planck’s ra-

diation formula, 29, 216

Radiation, theory, 6

Redshift: 192; and Weyl’s theory, 215–

216; changes due to eccentricity of

Earth’s orbit, 36; observational diffi-

culties, 36–37, 215; solar observation

of, 215; on Grebe and Bachem’s re-

sults, 209; on Grebe’s measurements,

261; stellar observation of, 36, 144–

145; terrestrial, for measuring gravita-

tional potential of Earth, 36

Relativity and thermodynamics, common

principles of, 73

Relativity, general: absolute differential

calculus, 13; acceptance of, 20, 39, 48,

in the Netherlands, 31; and Entwurf

theory, 21; eclipse expedition of 1919,

140; energy tensor in, De Donder on,

232; gravitational waves in, 25, 28, 38;

light deflection, corrected value of,

309; meaning of dt in, 210; Mercury

perihelion in, 19, 37; new derivation of

gravitational field equations, 14; no

more task in, 24; on influence of grav-

itation on clocks, 223–224; rotating

magnets and conductors in, 217

Relativity, special: Doppler shift, 260;

electrodynamic field of moving rods,

5–6; light wavefront in, 345; rotation

of solid bodies in, 3–8; reality of

length contraction, 7

Schweizerische Naturforschende Gesell-

schaft, Congress, intends to participate

in, 77

Sommerfeld: praises for quantum theoret-

ical results, 40; praises Sommerfeld

1921, 337

Specific heat of H molecule, 282

Stokes-Planck ether, 149

Time, reversal invariance of in living or-

ganisms and in fundamental theories

of physics, 31–32

Teyler Foundation, visit to Physics Labo-

ratory of, 30

Unified field theory: connection between

gravitation and electromagnetism, 37;

on overdetermination, 315

Viscosity of suspensions, calculates, 6

Weyl, Hermann: difficulty with publica-

tion of paper by, 99; measuring-rod in-

variance of, arguments against, 216–

217; on Hamiltonian of, 37

Wöhlisch, Edgar, on relationship between

molecular volume and heat of combus-