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Una piccola vicenda dimenticata: Einstein, Вurali Forti е Boggio

Author:

Bernardini, Carlo

Category:

Historical Papers

Sub-Category:

Relativity Theory

Language:

Italian

Date Published:

August 2005

Downloads:

105

Keywords:

A. Einstein, Cesare Burali-Forti and Tommaso Boggio, Mario Pascal, Guido Castelnuovo, Tullio Levi Civita, Roberto Marcolongo, Bertrand Russell, Gregorio Ricci Curbastro, G. A. Maggi, Carlo Somigliana, Fundamentals of Relativity, Giuseppe Peano, Riemann

Filename:

Bernardini_ItMathUnion_s8v8An2(2005)347-355

Publication:

Bollettino dell'Unione Matematica Italiana

Abstract:

Molti anni fa, quand'ero studente, mi dedicai per qualche tempo all'incetta di libri scientifici usati: avevo scoperto che N apoli era una minie1·a а cielo aperto, con i suoi librai negli scantinati delle strade vicino all'Unive1·sita. Мiо padre fu gene1·0s0; е mi aiuto molto un lontano parente, Mai'io Pascal, il meccanico razionale figlio di Ernesto, famoso analista, che mi dava notizie ЬiЫiogi·afiche (spesso per conoscenza dil·etta) degli autori di quei testi «sac1'i». Ero igno1·ante, ma lettore instancabile otreche ЬiЫiomane. Tra i tanti, scovai alcuni libri che mi incuriosil·ono molto (е che oggi si trovano solo nеПе Ьiblioteche di vecchi istituti): uno Spazio е tempo (secondo le vedute di А. Einstein) di Guido Castelnuovo, pubЫicato da Zanichelli nel 1923 - del quale molti anni dopo ebbl l'onore di scrivere una breve prefazione, su richiesta degli Enriques, per la ristampa anastatica (1981) -; un saggio, Espaces courbes, critique de la relativite, di Cesai·e Burali Forti е Tommaso Boggio, pubЫicato dall'editore Andrea Viglongo di Torino nel 1924 (forse meglio conosciuto come «STEN » -Societa Tipografico Editrice Nazionale); inoltre, di Tullio Levi Civita, le Questioni di meccanica classica е relativista (Zanichelli, su testi di conf erenze tenute in Spagna nel gennaio-febb1·aio del 1921), nonche le sue lezioni Fondamenti di meccanica relativistica, redatte da Ешiсо Pe1·sico, il mio maestгo (Zanichelli, 1928);

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