Re: Special and General Relativity papers

  • #1
The internet is an absolute nightmare for finding papers, particularly ones that are so old the author has died and the copyright has expired.

Anyone got a link to Einsteins 3 papers

And also his paper on special and general relativity. Apparently I can buy it for $x, but since it should be free and my search engine can't find a free source I'm asking here?
 

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  • #4
Relativity: The Special and General Theory

http://www.bartleby.com/173/ (HTML)
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/ebooks/Elist.html#Einstein_Albert [Broken] (HTML, LIT)
http://web.mit.edu/birge/Public/books/Einstein-Relativity.pdf (PDF)

Sidelights on Relativity

http://www.ibiblio.org/ebooks/Einstein/ (PDF)
http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/7333 (HTML, TXT)
That's fantastic thanks guys.

Is not even the free, free any more :rolleyes: :tongue2:

Oddly though the pdf format is blank for me? I can read it on line but would rather print it out or save it.

And I don't speak German I'm afraid, is there an English translation on that site Robphy?

Oh never mind I downloaded the Microsoft ebook reader this works fine. Strange about the pdf?
 
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Both PDF files work, the one from MIT only takes some time to load. However, it is just the ones online that has all of the original(?) images.
 

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