John Stachel

Physicist, Author

1928 –

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Who is John Stachel?

John Stachel is an American physicist and philosopher of science.

Stachel earned his PhD at Stevens Institute of Technology in Physics about a topic in General relativity in 1958. After holding different teaching positions at Lehigh University and the University of Pittsburgh, he went 1964 to Boston University where he was professor of physics until his emeritation.

In 1977, Stachel became the first editor of the Einstein Papers Project, then at Boston University. The first two volumes of The Collected Papers of Albert Einstein were published during his tenure.

He is head of the Boston University Center for Einstein Studies and, together with Don Howard, publishes the book series Einstein Studies.

Stachel also authored a text, entitled Einstein: From B to Z.

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Born
1928
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Doctorate, Stevens Institute of Technology
    Physics
    ( - 1958)
Employment
  • Boston University
  • Lehigh University
  • University of Pittsburgh

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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