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    The Origin of Spacetime Physics (Minkowski Institute Press, Montreal 2020), 323 pages.

ISBN: 978-1-927763-71-1 (ebook) - $8.00
ISBN: 978-1-927763-70-4 (softcover) - $20.00
ISBN: 978-1-989970-44-7 (hardcover) - $28.00

With a Foreword by Abhay Ashtekar
Edited by Vesselin Petkov

Published on 28 December 2020

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This collection includes the papers that laid the foundations of spacetime physics:

  • H. A. Lorentz, Michelson's Interference Experiment
  • H. A. Lorentz, Electromagnetic Phenomena in a System Moving with any Velocity Smaller than that of Light
  • H. Poincaré, Sur la dynamique de l'électron (5 June 1905)
  • H. Poincaré, Sur la dynamique de l'électron (23 July 1905)
  • A. Einstein, On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies
  • A. Einstein, Does the Inertia of a Body Depend Upon its Energy Content?
  • H. Minkowski, Space and Time
  • A. Einstein, On the Influence of Gravitation on the Propagation of Light
  • A. Einstein, The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity
  • A. Einstein, Cosmological Considerations on the General Theory of Relativity
  • W. de Sitter, On the Curvature of Space
  • A. A. Friedmann, On the Curvature of Space
  • G. Lemaître, A Homogeneous Universe of Constant Mass and Increasing Radius Accounting for the Radial Velocity of Extra-Galactic Nebulae

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