Some remarks about the 1905 Brownian motion paper by Einstein

One of the important articles written by Albert Einstein in 1905 was a scientific paper entitled “On the movement of small particles suspended in a stationary liquid demanded by the molecular-kinetic theory of heat” , its original German title was Uber die von der molekularkinetischen Theorie der Wärme gefordete Bewegung von in ruhenden Flüssigkeiten suspendierten Teilchen“.

I will draw attention to a couple of typographical errors in the English translation of the paper , and I’ll present a brief  explanation and update of calculations in this paper.

For the English translation and pagination I’ll be referring to the English edition published by Dover Publications. Continue reading

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