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09_-_Special_Relativity_Temp[1] - Albert Einstein (1879...

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Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) E = mc 2
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Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955) 1879 – Born in Germany. Some considered him retarded as a child. 1894 – At age 15 he dropped out of school as he was about to be expelled. He rebelled at the practice of education by regimentation and rote. 1902-1909 – Worked at the Swiss Patent Office. Pondered physics problems. 1905 – At age 26. he received his PhD in physics. He published 3 papers including the one on special relativity. 1915 – He published his paper on general relativity. 1921 – Won the Nobel prize for his explanation of the photoelectric effect. 1933 – Came to work at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton. 1939 – Wrote letter to President Roosevelt pointing out possibilities of a making a nuclear bomb before Hitler made one. . 1955 – Died at age 76. 2000 – Chosen by Time magazine as the person of the century . I have met a number of people whom the world calls great; of these, he was by far, by an order of magnitude, the most impressive .” C.P. Snow
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