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Episode 8: Einstein and Hilbert's Relativity Race

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This episode of The Privatdozent Podcast is based on the July 3rd 2021 newsletter 'Einstein and Hilbert's Relativity Race'. Read by Steve King, the episode is about events from November 1915 when Einstein and Hilbert were engaged in a race to find the correct mathematical foundation for the theory of general relativity.

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Chapters: Welcome (00:00), Introduction (00:20), Timeline of Relativity Theory (02:37), November 2015 (08:45), The Dispute (16:12), What is Indisputable (21:16).


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