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Development of general relativity


This article is based on an invited talk given at the 1974 annual meeting of the American Physical Society in Chicago on the occasion of the award of the Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics, February 5, 1974. (The substance of this lecture has been published for private circulation in the Summer 1974 issue of The University of Chicago Magazine.)

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Chandrasekhar, S. Development of general relativity. Nature 252, 15–17 (1974).

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