Albert Einstein’s rare manuscript auctioned, buyer paid Rs 97 crore

Albert Einstein’s handwritten theory was auctioned on Tuesday for 11.7 million euros (about $13 million). According to reports, Theory was sold by Christie’s to a buyer in Paris. Christie’s stated on its website that the 54-page theory of relativity, written by hand by Einstein and Michel Besso between June 1913 and early 1914, was important in the development of the general theory of relativity. It is a document to keep alive the theory that fascinates the scientist Christies. He estimated its value to be between 2.4 million and 3.5 million dollars. The Einstein–Besso manuscript was handwritten by Einstein and his Swiss engineer friend Michel Besso, 34, in Zurich, Switzerland, from 1913 to 1914. Einstein’s famous theory of relativity, published in November 1915, transformed theoretical physics and astronomy during the 20th century.

This manuscript is the father of the theory of relativity
The auction house says that the theory of relativity was born on the basis of the Einstein-Besso manuscript. As such, this manuscript can provide fascinating information about the mind of the greatest scientist of the 20th century. The equations in this manuscript failed to solve the problem at the time, but when they were later improved they led to the theory of relativity.

Most Valuable Einstein Manuscript
Christie’s said that there was no doubt that it was the most valuable Einstein manuscript ever to come up for auction. Physics Today reported that this is not the first time Einstein’s manuscripts have been put up for auction. In 2002, one of his manuscripts was sold for $559,500. The Theory of Relativity or Theory of Relativity is a fundamental principle of modern physics. In 1906, Einstein published four papers, one of which was ‘On the electro-dynamics of moving bodies’. In this paper itself, the special theory of relativity was mentioned. But, this theory of his was recognized in physics in 1909. He created panic in 1915 by presenting the General Theory of Relativity.


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