Albert Einstein


Biography and Impact

Albert Einstein was born March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. In his early years in his life, he was moving a lot, going to many different schools. Albert marries Mileva Maric in 1903. They had a daughter, but was put up for adoption. Han Albert is born in 1904, his first son that he has. 1910, Eduard is born, the second son. In 1917, he contracts a stomach ulcer. Divorces Mileava and marries his cousin Elsa during 1919. During 1920, he was the special visiting professor at Leiden University. 1921, he was given the Nobel Prize in Theoretical Physics. In 1923 he was given The Nobel Prize in Sweden. Completes his first paper on unified field theory in 1922. 1924 is when the Einstein Institute. Begins the intense debate on quantum mechanics in 1927. He eventually moves to America and gets his U.S. citizenship in 1940. In 1946, he is hired for chairman of the Emergencey committee for Atomic Scientists. He had the chance to be president of the State of Israel during 1952. On April 18th, 1955 at the age of 76.

Some of the contributions that Einstein had made back in the 1920's, he debated heavily on quantum mechanics and always was disagreed with fighting in or having wars with or against other countries. No matter what the situation was, he hated wars. He also helped with the creation of the atomic bomb, trying to stop wars from ever happening in the first place. He also hid plans for the bomb for a while because he did not want anyone knowing how to make a bomb. Yet, he knew very well that one country one day would learn how to create them eventually.

Question From the Video

What was the name of Einstein's theory for the universe?