Unformatted text preview: Einstein was offered such a position that same year by the University of Prague. In Prague, Einstein and Mileva enjoyed a higher standard of living, but their relationship became increasingly tense: Mileva was unhappy with the move because she felt like an outsider in a foreign land. She also felt increasingly jealous of Einstein's colleagues and friends, especially his cousin Elsa Lowenthal, with whom he was quite close. In 1910, Mileva gave birth to a second son, Eduard, who would be diagnosed with schizophrenia and eventually die in a mental institution. The year and a half that Einstein and Mileva spent in Prague was a very difficult time for their relationship. In 1912, Einstein and Mileva left Prague because Einstein was appointed professor of theoretical physics at the Zurich Polytechnic, the very same institution that had once rejected him as a student. In Zurich, Einstein spent most of his time trying to determine rejected him as a student....
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