Friday, October 31, 2008

We're not in Princeton anymore...

This Einstein Street isn't in Einstein Alley (Princeton), but rather in (East) Berlin:

Meitner shows up:

Barbara McClintock has a street:

***In passing, IPBiz ran across a fall 2005 presentation by Marj Corcoran discussing Einstein's 1905 papers:

In 1905, an obscure patent clerk in Bern, Switzerland published several papers that profoundly changed physics. This year we are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Einstein's miraculous year. In this non-technical talk I will discuss two of Einstein's revolutionary ideas--special relativity and how it changed our concept of space and time, and the photoelectric effect and how it changed our understanding of the nature of light.

See also the 2004 IPBiz post:


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