ALBERT EINSTEIN
1879-1955
Theory of relativity
E=mc2
“A person who never made a
mistake never tried anything
new
Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in
Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six
weeks later the family moved to Munich.
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 Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on
March 14, 1879.
 Six weeks later the family moved to Munic...
began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium.
moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland
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CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCIENCE COMMUNITY
 his special theory of relativity stemmed from an
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  1. 1. ALBERT EINSTEIN 1879-1955 Theory of relativity E=mc2 “A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new
  2. 2. Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich. moved to Italy and Albert In 1901 he acquired Swiss citizenship He became a German citizen in 1914 and remained in Berlin until 1933 when he renounced his citizenship for political reasons and emigrated to America He became a United States citizen in 1940 Ethnic background
  3. 3.  Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879.  Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium.  Later, they moved to Italy and he continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland  in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics.  In 1905 he obtained his doctor's degree.  1908 he was appointed Privatdozent in Berne.  In 1909 he became Professor Extraordinary at Zurich,  in 1911 Professor of Theoretical Physics at Prague.  In 1914 he was appointed Director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Physical Institute and Professor in the University of Berlin  became a German citizen in 1914 remained in Berlin until 1933 when he renounced his citizenship for political reasons  Went to America to take the position of Professor of Theoretical Physics at Princeton.  Retired from his post in 1945. Einstein's gifts inevitably resulted in his dwelling much in intellectual solitude  for relaxation, music played an important part in his life.  He married Mileva Maric in 1903 and they had a daughter and two sons; their marriage was dissolved in 1919 in the same year he married his cousin, Elsa Löwenthal, who died in 1936.  He died on April 18, 1955 at Princeton, New Jersey.
  4. 4. began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. 1901, the year he gained his diploma he also accepted a position as technical assistant in the Swiss Patent Office 1905 he obtained his doctor's degree. 1908 he was appointed Privatdozent in Berne. 1909- Professor Extraordinary at Zurich 1911 -Professor of Theoretical Physics at Prague 1914- he was appointed Director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Physical Institute and Professor in the University of Berlin. 1933 position of Professor of Theoretical Physics at Princeton retired from his post in 1945. Education and Positions Held
  5. 5. CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE SCIENCE COMMUNITY  his special theory of relativity stemmed from an attempt to reconcile the laws of mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic field.  He dealt with problems of statistical mechanics and problems in which they were merged with quantum theory  He investigated the thermal properties of light with a low radiation density and his observations laid the foundation of the photon theory of light.  Einstein postulated that the correct interpretation of the special theory of relativity must also furnish a theory of gravitation  in 1916 he published his paper on the general theory of relativity. At the same time he also contributed to the problems of the theory of radiation and statistical mechanics.  He contributed to statistical mechanics by his development of the quantum theory of a monatomic
  6. 6. R E L A T I V I T y Theory of
  7. 7. 1919 University of Rostock Honorary doctorate 1921 Princeton University Honorary doctorate 1922 Nobel Foundation, Stockholm Nobel Prize in Physics for the year 1921 1923 Order "Pour le mérite“ Admission to the order 1925 Royal Society of London Copley Medal 1926 Royal Astronomical Society Gold Medal 1929 German Physical SocietyMax Planck-Medal 1930 ETH Honorary doctorate 1935 Oxford University Honorary doctorate 1935 Franklin Institute, Philadelphia Benjamin Franklin Medal 1935 Harvard University Honorary doctorate Awards Received
  8. 8. Quote s A question that sometimes drives me hazy: am I or are the others crazy? Albert Einstein Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction. Albert Einstein Einstein’s Nobel prize
  9. 9.  http://www.autismjersey.org/Fotolia_1101529 _XS.jpg  http://www.mlahanas.de/Physics/Bios/imag es/AlbertEinstein.jpg  http://www.einstein- website.de/z_information/honours.html  http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/l aureates /1921/einstein-bio.html 92108198

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