History of Albert Einstein Detail
History of Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein was born in Germany in 1879, and he belonged to a Jewish family. His father was an engineer. He wasn’t a bright student. He even had problems with his speech.
When he was 5 years old, hi saw a magnetic compass and marveled at the needle that kept moving with an invisible force. At age twelve, Einstein found a book on geometry which he read over and over again.
Einstein wanted to learn math and science. But at that time he wasn’t good at giving tests. However, he was always analytical.
In 1905, he submitted a paper for his doctorate and also had four papers published in the best-known physics journal at that time. He became a well-known name in the academic world.
Einstein knew he would have problems in Nazi Germany and so he migrated to the United States in 1933.
Albert Einstein was working as a patent clerk in Germany in 1905 when he developed his famous Theory of Relativity (E=mc2).
The theory simply states that the speed of light (constant, c) is the fastest speed in the universe and relates energy (E) and mass (M). It talks about how time and distance can change due to the different speeds of an object and its observer.
Albert Einstein’s Inventions
Photons : He discovered that light is made up of small particles called photons and was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921.
Bose-Einstein Condensate : Einstein discovered a state of matter with another scientist, Satyendra Bose. Today it is used in things like lasers.
Atomic Bomb : Not directly connected with inventing it, but his Theory of Relativity is connected with the invention of the atomic bomb.
Albert Einstein failed his first entrance exam for college.
He was offered the presidency of Israel.
Albert Einstein Quotes "Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world."
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