Born in: Ulm, Württemberg, Germany
Nationality: German, Swiss, American
Born: March 14, 1879.
- His parents were Hermann and Pauline Einstein
- Hermann Einstein was a salesman and engineer
- At 5 Einstein a pocket compass given to him by his father.
- By 12 years old Einstein had already studied geometry and calculus.
- Einstein’s family moved to Pavia.
- "The Investigation of the State of Aether in Magnetic Fields".
- He faced speech difficulties in elementary school.
- Einstein pointed out that he had trouble memorizing words, texts, and names.
- When he was older his dad passed away.
- Married twice- divorce
- Throughout his life he struggled to read write and spell
- Many historians believe it was a weakness hat he had no desire and didn't want to learn another language
- Einstein never completed high school and directly applied to ETH, the (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology)
- At the age of 16, he performed his first famous thought experiment, visualizing traveling alongside a beam of light.
- The theory of relativity.
- Contributions he made to physics which are: light, time, energy and gravity.
Albert Einstein: Why Light is Quantum