"A knowledge of the historic and philosophical background gives that kind of independence from prejudices of his generation from which most scientists are suffering." (Albert Einstein)

 

Bits of History is the history blog of IQOQI-Vienna. Its aim is to popularise the outstanding historical legacy of physics in Vienna, in order to emphasise the connection between the present physics research and its historical roots. Bits of history features short stories authored by professional historians and scientists, accompanying and contextualising visual archival material representative of the Viennese physics milieu of the past, such as original letters and historical photos.