# Albert Einstein

### Life story

## The life of Albert Einstein

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein

Albert Einstein is a German man who was born on__ March 14 1879 __and died __April 18 1955__. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. He is most known in popular culture for his mass-energy equivalence

## Noble prize Did you know that Albert Einstein won the Noble Prize in 1921 for his service in theoretical physics. | ## Albert Einstein Albert Einstein was a German born physitists. | ## Where was he born? Albert Einstein was born on March 14th 1879 in Germany. |

## Near the beginning

Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough reconcile the laws of classical mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic field.

## Failures that he faced

**1905**Mistake in clock synchronization procedure on which Einstein based special relativity

**Failure to consider Michelson-Morley experiment**

1905

1905

**Mistake in transverse mass of high-speed particles**

1905

1905

**Multiple mistakes in the mathematics and physics used in calculation of viscosity of liquids, from which Einstein deduced size of molecules**

1905

1905

**Mistakes in the relationship between thermal radiation and quanta of light**

1905

1905

**Mistake in the first proof of E= mc2**

1905

1905

**Mistakes in the second, third, and fourth proofs of E = mc2**

1906

1906

## Interesting facts

1) Einsteins great breakthroughs came from visual experiments performed in his head rather then the lab

2) Albert was a slow learner as a child and spoke very slowly

3) The pathologist who made Einstein body's autopsy stole his brain and kept it in a jar for 20 years