Albert Einstein’s letter to a friend quadruples estimate

Albert Einstein’s letter to physicist David Bohm led a sale at Winners in Israel with a final bid of $84,000.

That’s more than four times its $20,000 estimate.

Albert Einstein letter

Einstein sent the letter in 1954

Einstein writes in reference to Bohm’s troubles in connecting quantum and relativistic field theory: "You should not be depressed by the enormity of the problem.

“If God has created the world his primary worry was certainly not to make its understanding easy for us. I feel it strongly since fifty years."

We’ve tracked some increasingly strong results for Einstein letters over the past couple of years, with ones that mention God proving the most popular.

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