Eddington on Einstein's new theory

In 1916 Arthur Eddington, at the age of 34, was Plumian Professor of Astronomy at Cambridge, director of the university observatory and Secretary of the Royal Astronomical Society. This piece, contributed for the then equivalent of News and Views was one of the earliest simplified expositions of the General Theory in English. The author's name was inscribed over the first paragraph by the editor, Sir Norman Lockyer.

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EDDINGTON, A. Eddington on Einstein's new theory. Nature 278, 213–214 (1979). https://doi.org/10.1038/278213a0

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