The manuscript of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity was sold for 83.36 million yuan, Hong Kong media: the buyer is Li Ka-shing


2021-11-25: [Article Link] Science master Albert Einstein Albert Einstein) of a relativistic effect of handwritten manuscript in Paris to about € 11.6 million (about 83.36 million yuan) shoot hit Einstein manuscript auction record. "Sing Tao Daily", "Wenhui.com" and other Hong Kong media reported on November 25 that the collector who voted for Einstein's theory of relativity this time was Hong Kong rich Li Ka-shing. However, Li Ka-shing's love for Einstein is traceable, and he has repeatedly quoted Einstein's famous saying. In 2017, when Li Ka-shing was interviewed on the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China, he quoted Einstein's famous sentence: "People who never give up what they want to do, have big dreams, more power than people who know everything". Encourage young people to have dreams and actively equip themselves in order to ride the wind and waves in the new generation and contribute to Hong Kong and the country. Earlier at the end of 2015, when Li Ka-shing attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Guangdong Israel Institute of Technology of Shantou University, he encouraged everyone not to be willing to be the waiting of miracles in his speech. He quoted Einstein as saying: "There are only two ways to live a life. One is to think that there are no miracles in the world, and the other is to believe that everything can be miracles." Among them, 26 pages have Einstein's handwriting, 25 pages are written by Besso, and the remaining 3 pages have two handwriting. From 1913 to 1914, Einstein and Besso had a lot of academic cooperation. Most of the manuscript was written in June 1913, recording the process of the two people's study of "General Relativity. There are many errors, crossed out equations, and corrected calculation results. After the two suspended the relevant research, Besso took the manuscript to Italy. The French auction house Christie's and Aguot, which are in charge of the auction, called the manuscripts "undoubtedly the most valuable Einstein manuscripts of all time." Before the auction, the valuation in the range of 2 million to 3 million euros (about 14.32 million billion yuan to 21.48 million yuan) between. 1Jan 23rd in Paris auction manuscripts to a record high of 11.6 million euros (about 83.07 million billion yuan) the price of the transaction. Christie's did not disclose the identity of the buyer. The transaction price is four times higher than the original estimate and is the highest price of all Einstein's manuscripts so far, than previously taken sold Einstein wrote philosopher Eric gu te jin of so-called "God hot letter" (2018, 2.8 million) and "theory of happiness" of the "chicken soup note" (2017, USD 1.56 million). Christie's introduced that the manuscript shows the key stage of the development of "General Relativity", but Einstein rarely retained the working documents. Thanks to Besso, the manuscript was retained. The manuscript contained Einstein's autograph before 191919, more rare precious. In 1915, Einstein officially published a "General Relativity" paper, which brought far-reaching influence to the physics community and laid the foundation for modern cosmology and GPS navigation and other technologies. There are currently only two manuscripts in the world that record the origin of "General Relativity". The other is written by Einstein from the end of 1912 to the beginning of 1913 and is now in the Einstein Archives of the Hebrew University of Israel. Although Einstein did not win the Nobel Prize for writing general relativity, he won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921 for his major contribution to quantum mechanics.


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The manuscript of Einstein's General Theory of Relativity was sold for 83.36 million yuan, Hong Kong media: the buyer is Li Ka-shing


2021-11-25: [Article Link] Science master Albert Einstein Albert Einstein) of a relativistic effect of handwritten manuscript in Paris to about € 11.6 million (about 83.36 million yuan) shoot hit Einstein manuscript auction record. "Sing Tao Daily", "Wenhui.com" and other Hong Kong media reported on November 25 that the collector who voted for Einstein's theory of relativity this time was Hong Kong rich Li Ka-shing. However, Li Ka-shing's love for Einstein is traceable, and he has repeatedly quoted Einstein's famous saying. In 2017, when Li Ka-shing was interviewed on the 20th anniversary of Hong Kong's return to China, he quoted Einstein's famous sentence: "People who never give up what they want to do, have big dreams, more power than people who know everything". Encourage young people to have dreams and actively equip themselves in order to ride the wind and waves in the new generation and contribute to Hong Kong and the country. Earlier at the end of 2015, when Li Ka-shing attended the groundbreaking ceremony of the Guangdong Israel Institute of Technology of Shantou University, he encouraged everyone not to be willing to be the waiting of miracles in his speech. He quoted Einstein as saying: "There are only two ways to live a life. One is to think that there are no miracles in the world, and the other is to believe that everything can be miracles." Among them, 26 pages have Einstein's handwriting, 25 pages are written by Besso, and the remaining 3 pages have two handwriting. From 1913 to 1914, Einstein and Besso had a lot of academic cooperation. Most of the manuscript was written in June 1913, recording the process of the two people's study of "General Relativity. There are many errors, crossed out equations, and corrected calculation results. After the two suspended the relevant research, Besso took the manuscript to Italy. The French auction house Christie's and Aguot, which are in charge of the auction, called the manuscripts "undoubtedly the most valuable Einstein manuscripts of all time." Before the auction, the valuation in the range of 2 million to 3 million euros (about 14.32 million billion yuan to 21.48 million yuan) between. 1Jan 23rd in Paris auction manuscripts to a record high of 11.6 million euros (about 83.07 million billion yuan) the price of the transaction. Christie's did not disclose the identity of the buyer. The transaction price is four times higher than the original estimate and is the highest price of all Einstein's manuscripts so far, than previously taken sold Einstein wrote philosopher Eric gu te jin of so-called "God hot letter" (2018, 2.8 million) and "theory of happiness" of the "chicken soup note" (2017, USD 1.56 million). Christie's introduced that the manuscript shows the key stage of the development of "General Relativity", but Einstein rarely retained the working documents. Thanks to Besso, the manuscript was retained. The manuscript contained Einstein's autograph before 191919, more rare precious. In 1915, Einstein officially published a "General Relativity" paper, which brought far-reaching influence to the physics community and laid the foundation for modern cosmology and GPS navigation and other technologies. There are currently only two manuscripts in the world that record the origin of "General Relativity". The other is written by Einstein from the end of 1912 to the beginning of 1913 and is now in the Einstein Archives of the Hebrew University of Israel. Although Einstein did not win the Nobel Prize for writing general relativity, he won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1921 for his major contribution to quantum mechanics.


Note: This is a translated version of the Chinese news media article. A mature and nuanced reading is suggested.