You can now browse decades worth of Einstein's personal notes and research online

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Dec 5, 2014

Have you ever wanted to take a deep dive into the mind of one of the world’s most famous, and eccentric, geniuses? Well, here’s your chance.

The folks at Princeton University have launched a project called Digital Einstein, which is an open-access, online version of the university's "Einstein Papers project." As The Verge notes, that means anyone can access and share tons of documents from Einstein’s academic career and personal life.

More than 5,000 documents are included in the archive, and don’t worry, it includes German and English translations. From patent filings to notebook pages and letters, the archive is extensive and an absolute treasure trove for anyone interested in Einstein’s life and process.

It’s an awesome undertaking, and it ensures Einstein’s work will not only be preserved indefinitely — but also made available to anyone interested in looking at his original documents. We’ve pulled together a few highlights below, but we’d recommend you head over to the full project and dig around for yourself.

(Via The Verge)

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