Science History for Sale: Einstein’s Notes On Relativity

15 Jun

The New York Times – A collection of historical scientific writings owned by Richard Green of Long Island, a retired physician and amateur astronomer, will be put up for sale next week at Christie’s auction house in Manhattan. Included among the 347 lots are works by Copernicus, Darwin, Descartes, Newton, Freud and Kepler, as well as the first phone book.

One lot includes 130 reprints from Albert Einstein’s collection of his scientific papers, including his first one on relativity.

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Posted by on June 15, 2008 in Physics, Science News, Space


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