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In 1912, Einstein and Mileva left Prague because Einstein was appointed professor of  theoretical physics at the Zurich Polytechnic, the very same institution that had once  rejected him as a student. In Zurich, Einstein spent most of his time trying to determine  whether the principle of relativity also applied to systems that are accelerated relative to  one another: are the laws of physics are always the same for all observers, even those  in non-inertial reference frames? The answer to this question, which Einstein worked on  until November 1915, was the general theory of relativity. While developing this theory in  Zurich, Einstein benefited from the mathematical assistance of his old friend Marcel  Grossman, who was one of the only people in Zurich with whom Einstein could discuss  his new ideas. Their collaboration led to the publication of a partially successful version 
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