About Me

Most of my posts are in English and those are non-technical and are aimed at either lay audience interested in Einstein’s theories or at people with an undergraduate physics and mathematical training. Posts that are a little more technical can be found on my Quora page.

My name is Gali (Galina) Weinstein. I am currently a research associate at the University of Haifa  (an affiliate appointment, i.e. an unpaid appointment), a historian and philosopher of physics and specializing in the foundations of modern physics.

It was around the time of high school that I started to develop a keen interest in Albert Einstein. I have spent decades studying Einstein’s original manuscripts, papers and writings.

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Einstein and I.

All this led me to the publication of three scholarly books, academic papers and articles on Einstein and his theories.

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Back-Cover of my third book.

The media has reported on my research findings concerning the debate about the question: Did Einstein’s first wife Mileva Marić assist him in solving his physics problems and co-author his 1905 special relativity paper? Other blogs have mentioned my research. For example.

My current project is the foundations (history and philosophy) of general relativity.