Poincare, Einstein, and the theory of special relativity

Gray, Jeremy J.
January 1995
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter95, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p65
Academic Journal
Discusses author and mathematician E.T. Whittaker's claim that Frenchman Henri Poincare and the Dutch physicist H.A. Lorentz first formulated the theory of special relativity and not the German physicist Albert Einstein. Similar conclusion in French author Jules Laveugle's book `La Jaune et La Rouge'; Argument in favor of Albert Einstein.


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