Einsteins 140th Anniversary Marks A New Exhibition In Shanghai

This year marks the 140th anniversary of the birth of Albert Einstein, with people around the world commemorating one of the greatest physicists of all time.

 

In honor of the occasion, the exhibition “Qichu The Theory Of Relativity: Einstein’s Fantasy World” opens to the public today at the Shanghai World Expo Museum.

 

 

As the only mainland city ever visited by Einstein, the exhibition will be displaying a number of items, including the original manuscript of Einstein’s thesis on general relativity, the most famous formula in the history of science.

 

Manuscript Of General Relativity

 

Einstein’s Handwritten Formula E= MC Squared

 

Einstein’s Nobel Prize

 

Letter From Cai Yuanpei To Einstein

 

Einstein Standing At The Teacher’s Desk

 

A Postcard From Einstein To His Mother

 

Collected Music Score: Bach Sonata No. 4 In C Minor

 

A Letter From Einstein To President Roosevelt For The Development Of Atomic Bombs

 

The exhibition was commissioned by the Hebrew university of Jerusalem, and organized by the Jiefang Press Cultural Communication Corporation and Shanghai UDN. Renowned physicist and Nobel laureate, Yang Zhenning, attended the opening ceremony on August 1st.

 

 

There are 133 items on display, including 86 original copies.

 

 

Qichu The Theory Of Relativity: Einstein’s Fantasy World

 

Date: August 2 – October 22

Venue: Shanghai World Expo Museum

 

Editor: Tang Jinyuan