Einstein's Jewish Science: Physics at the Intersection of Politics & Religion
A lecture by Steve Gimbel
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 7 pm
F.G. Bulber Auditorium
Lake Charles, LA
The Nazis referred to the theory of relativity as “Jewish science” to denigrate it. While their reasoning for this label was flawed, we do see the influences of religion and politics in the theories of space and motion that came before that of Einstein. Are there similar traces of these times and background in Einstein’s scientific reasoning?