Einstein Archives Now Online

| June 2, 2003

One of the most influential thinkers of the modern age has just gone digital. With a simple click of the mouse, users can now gain access to Albert Einstein?s scientific and non-scientific manuscripts. The Einstein Archives Online website is the digital version of the Einstein Archives at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. The site is user-friendly, providing a chronological database, biographical timeline, and information on the archives themselves. For those seeking general knowledge, the website?s gallery link features a sampling of Einstein?s personal and theoretical writings. Users can download the handwritten versions of his theory of relativity, lecture notes, and portions of his US travel diary. This invaluable website, with its impressive collection of handwritten manuscripts, provides a revealing window into the life of a man who was so much more than just a scientist.
?Christina Clarkson

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