Defending the Practical: The American Response

  • Stanley Goldberg


In turning to the American response to Einstein’s theory we introduce several new variables to our study. First, there is the great physical gulf between America on one side of the Atlantic, and the three European countries on the other side. Second, in comparison to the European communities, American culture is extremely young and the American physics community was, until the last decades of the nineteenth century, virtually nonexistent. Certainly, American physics had none of the character with which it is associated today.


Early Response Special Theory American Culture American Physic Fourth Dimension 
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