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Did Edgar Allan Poe Beat Einstein to the Punch? - Comments

In 1848, the Wylie and Putnam publishing house published the prose poem “Eureka” by Edgar Allan Poe, in which the writer expressed his revolutionary views upon the problem of origin of the world. The print run made up only 500 copies. The history of science knows many scientists who lived ahead of their times. Maxwell spoke about invisible radio-waves nine years before they were officially discovered by Hertz; Wolfgang Pauli concluded the theory of existence of neutrons in his writings. To all appearances, Edgar Allan Poe was the only writer who anticipated the greatest discovery of the 20th century. To all appearances, Edgar Allan Poe was the only writer who insensibly anticipated the greatest discoveries of the 20th century

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