TITLE

Poincare, Einstein, and the theory of special relativity

AUTHOR(S)
Gray, Jeremy J.
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Mathematical Intelligencer;Winter95, Vol. 17 Issue 1, p65
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
9502174278

 

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