Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein became famous for the theory of relativity, which laid the basis for the release of atomic energy. In 1905 Albert Einstein formulates Special Theory of Relativity.

Facts About Albert Einstein

    • Albert Einstein was born on the 14th of March 1879 and died on the 18th of April 1955.

    • Born in Germany to a Jewish family, Einstein made many contributions to the field of theoretical physics.

    • Even when very young, Einstein showed great ability in both math’s and science. He was naturally curious and had a brilliant analytical mind.

    • Einstein worked in a patent office evaluating patents for electromagnetic devices not long after he graduated.

    • He produced perhaps one of the most famous equations ever: E = mc² (energy equals mass multiplied by the speed of light squared).

    • He is also well known for his theory of relativity. Special relativity being introduced in his 1905 paper “On the Electrodynamics of Moving Bodies” before Einstein developed the theory of general relativity between the years of 1907 and 1915.

    • Einstein won the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on theoretical physics.