Einstein Archives Website Received Nearly 1 Million Unique Visitors in its First Month
In the month following its launch, the updated and expanded Einstein Archives website recorded tens of millions of hits and was visited by nearly 1 million people from around the world.
Launched by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at a March 19 press conference, the site contains a catalog of more than 80,000 Einstein-related documents, and a visual display of 2,000 documents up to the year 1921, with more digitized documents to follow.
The website, www.alberteinstein.info, recorded more than 21 million hits and 650,000 unique visitors in its first five days, and more than 34 million hits and 925,000 unique visitors in its first month. Visitors to the site came from 160 countries, among them Arab countries.
With advanced search technology, the site enables easy navigation through the life and scientific career of Albert Einstein in five distinct categories: scientific activity, the Jewish people, the Hebrew University, public activities and private life.
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