Albert Einstein

220px-Einstein_1921_by_F_SchmutzerAlbert Einstein (German; 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed:

General and Special relativity, which addressed the motion of bodies in uniform and accelerated motion as well leading to a more precise understanding of the nature of gravity. He is best known for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed “the world’s most famous equation”). He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics “for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the Photoelectric Effect“. The latter was pivotal in establishing quantum theory. Read more…

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