Remembering the great physicist, Nobel prize winner – Albert Einstein
Today we are celebrating the birthday of great physicist, Nobel prize winner Albert Einstein. So today we will explore some interesting facts and biography about him.
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Biography of Albert Einstein
- He was born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, a city in the Kingdom of Württemberg, in the German Empire.
- April 18, 1955—Albert Einstein dies soon after a blood vessel bursts near his heart.
- Einstein did not pass his college entrance exam.
- In 1905, Einstein published a series of papers that fundamentally changed the way scientists understood the universe.
- In 1921, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on theoretical physics, particularly for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect.
- He settled in Princeton, New Jersey, where he worked at the Institute for Advanced Study until his death in 1955.
- Today, Einstein’s work continues to shape our understanding of the universe, and he remains one of the most iconic and influential scientists in history.
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”Albert Einstein
“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving.”Albert Einstein
- In 1921, Einstein accepted a Doctor of Science degree from the University of Manchester. In addition to receiving the degree, Einstein gave a lecture in Manchester on June 9.
- The Nobel Prize in Physics 1921 was awarded to Albert Einstein for his services toTheoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect.
- In 1925 the Royal Society awarded Einstein the Copley Medal.
- In 1936, Einstein was awarded the Franklin Institute’s Franklin Medal for his extensive work on relativity and the photo-electric effect.
- The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics named 2005 the “World Year of Physics” in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the publication of the annus mirabilis papers
- The chemical element 99, einsteinium, was named for him in August 1955, four months after Einstein’s death.
“Never give up on what you really want to do. The person with big dreams is more powerful than the one with all the facts.”Albert Einstein
5 best books by Albert Einstein
- The World As I See It
- Ideas and Opinions
- The Evolution of Physics
- Out of My Later Years
“Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution.”Albert Einstein
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