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Einstein's Relativity Paper, 100 Years Later

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Einstein's Relativity Paper, 100 Years Later

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Einstein's Relativity Paper, 100 Years Later

Einstein's Relativity Paper, 100 Years Later

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On June 30, 1905, Albert Einstein submitted a paper titled "On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies," which introduced the ideas that would become known as the special theory of relativity.

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David Kaiser, associate professor, history of science; lecturer, physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology