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Are there any good sources on Einstein's attempt to unify general relativity with electrodynamics, a unified field theory, before he died?

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  • $\begingroup$ General relativity and (classical), electrodynamics play together just fine. You can search for "Electrodynamics in curved spacetime", for more details. I think what you're getting at is the issues between general relativity and quantum mechanics/quantum field theory. I don't have a reference for Einstein's personal attempts, but I thought this might help point you in the right direction. $\endgroup$ – CoffeeCrow Apr 20 '18 at 11:16
  • $\begingroup$ @CoffeeCrow I search for his personal attempt. And hoped somebody has a good source $\endgroup$ – Maxim Apr 20 '18 at 11:22
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    $\begingroup$ Have you checked Wikipedia's list of scientific publications by Albert Einstein ? $\endgroup$ – StephenG Apr 20 '18 at 11:32
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    $\begingroup$ Try these link.springer.com/article/10.12942/lrr-2004-2 and link.springer.com/article/10.12942/lrr-2014-5 $\endgroup$ – MBN Apr 20 '18 at 11:56
  • $\begingroup$ It is called Teleparallel Gravity (the name is because the curvature is zero but torsion is not. This implies the that the vectors do not change their orientation when transported parallel). $\endgroup$ – Oktay Doğangün Apr 20 '18 at 23:42

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