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Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Facts about Albert Einstein


1. Albert Einstein was born in Germany on the 14th Of March in the year 1879.

2. Albert Einstein was a theoretical physicist.

3. His most renowned development was the "Theory Of Relativity" that is one of the pillars of modern physics. He is known for the mass energy equivalence equation that is E=mc2

4. He won the noble prize for physics in the year 1921.

5. He failed an exam that would have got him enrolled as an electrical engineer.

6. The year 1905 was the most important and miraculous year for Einstein as he published around 4 papers that included Brownian motion, Quantum theory, E=mc2 and Electrodynamics of moving bodies.

7.  Theory of relativity and e=mc2 were developed, discovered and published during the 1905 to 1915 when Albert Einstein was in his early 30's

8. He left Germany in the year 1932 after Adolf hilter became the chancellor of Germany.

9. Albert Einsteins brain was actually kept aside during his autopsy by the doctor who performed the procedure. Pieces of his brain are now at Mütter Museum in Philadelphia

10 .He wrote "Investigation of the State of Aether in Magnetic Fields" titled paper when he was 16 years old.

11. He was born in a middle class jew family. His father was engineer. He also had a younger sister.

12. He didn't win Noble for Theory Of relativity. He won the noble prize for his overall theoretical physics and his discovery of the law of photoelectric effect.

13. Albert Einstein apart from Nobel prize also won numerous other prizes. Barnard Medal, Matteucci Medal , Copley Medal to name a few.

14. Albert Einstein was declared "Times Person of the Century" in the year 1999

15. Albert Einstein signed a letter that indicated that Germany would develop their won bomb during the world war II and US should also consider developing its own nuclear powers. This actually led President Roosevelt start the Manhattan project and the atomic bomb invention.

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