05-Einstein - Albert Einstein Maker of Universes...

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Albert Einstein Maker of Universes Indisputably One of the Greatest Men of Our Time —George Bernard Shaw ********************* Einstein His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson
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Albert Einstein Indisputably One of the Greatest Men of Our Time —George Bernard Shaw ********************* Einstein His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson Video
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Einstein’s Life
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Early Years (Munich) 1879-1894 Birth to Age 15 Munich
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House in Which Einstein was Born on March 14, 1879 Ulm, Germany
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Einstein Memorial- Ulm, Germany At Site Where House Was Located In Which Einstein was Born Einstein Plaque Ulm, Germany
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j Hermann Einstein Pauline Koch Einstein’s Parents
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Einstein’s Compass Einstein’s father gave him a magnetic pocket compass to play with while he was sick in bed when he was four or five. Even as an old man, Einstein wrote of this compass with its needle always, mysteriously turning to the north: I can still remember. ..that this experience made a deep and lasting impression on me. Something deeply hidden had to be behind things. Earliest Einstein Photograph
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Einstein at Age 10 in Munich, 1889 (Begins a program of self education by reading as much about science as he can)
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Einstein at Age 14 With Sister Maja Maja Einstein Later in Life
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1894- Age 15 The Einsteins move to Italy. Albert stays on in Munich to finish the school year but after one term he follows his family to Italy. Einstein Age 14 Munich 1893
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Swiss Years 1895-1914 Age 16-35 Bern
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1895- Age 16 Einstein attempts to skip high school by taking an entrance exam to the Swiss Polytechnic, a top technical university, but fails the exam. He finishes high school in Switzerland. Einstein’s High School Diploma 1896- Age 17 Einstein graduates from high school and enrolls at the ETH (the Federal Polytechnic) in Zurich. Swiss Federal Polytechnic Institute Physics Institute (Now Know as the ETH Zurich) 1900- Age 21 Einstein Graduates from the ETH. 1898- Age 19 Einstein falls in love with Mileva Maric, a Serbian classmate at the ETH.
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Einstein’s Close Friends From His ETH Days Marcel Grossmann and Michele Besso Marcel Grossmann 1920 Became a Professor at the ETH Zurich Helped Einstein with Non-Euclidian Geometry Used in General Theory of Relativity Michele Besso with Bride Anna Winteler 1898 Only Person Thanked in Special Relativity Paper (1905) for “many useful suggestions.”
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Albert Einstein's Citizenship March 14, 1879 : Born a GERMAN citizen with birth in Ulm, Germany. January 28, 1896 : Renounced GERMAN citizenship and was stateless for next 5 years. February 21, 1901 : Became a SWISS citizen (Retained Swiss citizenship until the end of his life). April 1914 : Regained GERMAN citizenship when he entered the German civil service as a full member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences and professor at the University of Berlin. March 1933 : Renounced GERMAN citizenship for a second time when Nazis came to power in Germany.
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