Albert Einstein

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Brief bio


  • Born: Ulm,Germany, March 14 , 1879
  • Died: Princeton , New Jersey , April 18, 1955
  • he was only 76 years old when he died

A brief History

Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, wurrtemberg, Germany in 1879 , He developed the special and general theories of relativity and the equation E=mc2. In 1921, he won the noble prize for the paper he wrote about the photoelectric effect. After World War II, Einstein was a leading figure in the World Government Movement, he was offered the Presidency of the State of Israel, which he declined, and he collaborated with Dr. Chaim Weizmann in establishing the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

in 1903, he wedded his classmate Mileva Maric. He had two sons with her but they later divorced. After some years Einstein married Elsa Loewenthal. Albert Eistein died on April 18, 1955 from a burst artery.

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Thomas Harvey

Thomas Harvey was a Dr at Princeton Hospital After leaving Princeton Hospital, Harvey kept Albert Einsteins brain. He took his brain to do more scientific studies on it. He started out by photographing his intact noodle then he began slicing his brain up into 240 pieces.The leftover pieces of his brain he put into three separate jars and had put them in his basement.
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How he croaked

  • He died from a burst artery
  • The main artery of the heart,which leads to the stomach,stretched out and started to leak which caused him to die.
  • After he died a guy name Thomas Harvey took his brain home to do more studies on it.
  • He photographed Einsteins intact noodle and then he started slicing his brain into 240 pieces.
  • He embedded the slices on a microscope slide, After that he put all the leftover pieces of his brain into three separate jars.
  • he still couldn't figure it out he had no clew on how to study his brain nor could he find someone to do it for him. Eventually he found someone that would do it her name was Sandra Witelson.
  • Sandra witelson found out that Einsteins inferior pariental region, the area associated with visual and spatial reasoning, was 15 percent larger than normal and that he didnt have a sylvian fissure which is a particular crevice that a regular person have.

medicines that was used during the 1950's

  • corn syrup
  • bed rest
  • therapy

Vocabulary Terms

  1. Inevitable- Certain to happen;unavoidable
  2. Formaldehyde- A careless pungent gas in solution made by oxidizing
  3. Spatial- Of or relating to space
  4. Humanitarian- Concerned with or seeking to promote human welfare
  5. Pacifist- A person who believes that war and violence are unjustifiable

How a burst artery is treated today

The most common treatment for a large,unruptured aneurysm surgical repair is by a vascular surgeon.