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Einstein’s Cult of Personality in the Soviet Union

It is not good to be excessively fond of anyone, especially when you deal with such controversial person as a German-Swiss-American celebrity Albert Einstein. The relativity theory, which he reportedly discovered, perhaps, has another authors in reality. Some researchers claim that outstanding scientists – Henri Poincaré and Hendrik Lorentz – are true creators of this theory. Others argue that Einstein's wife Mileva Marić – a gifted physicist herself – laid the foundations of the relativity principles. Let alone those, who deny the truth of the theory ...