post-Ein·​stein·​ian ˌpōst-īn-ˈstī-nē-ən How to pronounce post-Einsteinian (audio)
: following the introduction and widespread recognition of the theories and discoveries of Albert Einstein
a post-Einsteinian world view
In the domain of theoretical science, astrophysics in particular brought to dramatic realization the post-Einsteinian universe with disclosures of startling new concepts and phenomena …V. B. Leitch

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1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of post-Einsteinian was in 1938

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“Post-Einsteinian.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Mar. 2023.

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