The physicist called Einstein – but not the one you think


BBC 100 Women is celebrating talented women from history whose work has been overshadowed by their male relatives. Today – the physicist Mileva Maric-Einstein.

Many know of the work of Albert Einstein, but there is significant debate around how much his first wife, Mileva, contributed to his discoveries.

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