Albert Einstein
Thanks to his theory of relativity, Albert Einstein became the most famous scientist of the 20th century. In 1905, while working in a Swiss patent office, Albert Einstein published a paper proposing a "special theory of relativity," a groundbreaking notion which laid the foundation for much of modern physics theory. (The theory included his famous equation E=mc² -- that is, energy is equal to mass times the speed of light squared.) Einstein's work had a profound impact on everything from quantum More »
Born: March 14, 1879 (Ulm, Germany)

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Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). .... Einstein always excelled at math and physics from a young age, reaching a mathematical level years ahead of his peers. The twelve year old Einstein ...

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Apr 2, 2014 ... Biography.com offers a glimpse into the life of Albert Einstein, the most influential ... He is considered one of the most influential physicists of the 20th century. .... Albert Einstein died on April 18, 1955, at age 76 at the University ...

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The German-born physicist Albert Einstein developed the first of his ... According to Einstein's equivalence principle–which held that gravity's pull in one direction ...

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Over four months, March through June 1905, Albert Einstein produced four papers ... One explained how to measure the size of molecules in a liquid, a second ..... until his death from a ruptured abdominal aneurysm at age 76 in April 1955.

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