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, Volume 44, Issue 4–5, pp 371–379 | Cite as

Einstein’s working sheets and his search for a unified field theory

  • Tilman SauerEmail author
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Abstract

The Einstein Archives contain a considerable collection of calculations in the form of working sheets and scratch paper, documenting Einstein’s scientific preoccupations during the last three decades of his life until his death in 1955. This paper provides a brief description of these documents and some indications of what can be expected from a more thorough investigation of these notes.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Mathematics, Johannes Gutenberg University MainzMainzGermany

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