Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany on March 14, 1879. His jewish family included his father Hermann Einstein, mother Pauline Einstein, and his sister Maja Einstein. Six weeks after Einstein’s birth, the family moved to Munich, Germany. Einstein attended a catholic school and took violin lessons, but later quit because he wasn't interested. Einstein had speech difficulties in his early life. At age 12, Einstein began to show a talent for mathematics and built models and mechanical devices for fun. He also learned to understand deductive reasoning and euclidean geometry from school books (einstein.bz).
1894 at age 15, Einstein wrote his first scientific work, “The Investigation of the State of Aether in Magnetic Fields”. His family moved to Italy leaving behind him to finish high school in Munich. Einstein applied at The ...
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- Albert Einstein, born in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Two months later the family moved to Munich, where he then began to attend school at the Luitpold Gymnasium. They later moved on to Italy and Albert continued his education at Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich. He wanted to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, he gained his diploma, and became a Swiss citizen. But unable to find a teaching post, he then accepted a position as a technical assistant in the Swiss Patent Office.... [tags: Physicist, Scientist]
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- Albert Einstein was born March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. Around age 10 or 11, Einstein became curious about the mysteries of science and longed for a greater understanding. As a child, Einstein took music lessons; he learned to play the piano and violin and continued through out is life. As a young child, his parents moved during his school career: once to Italy then a second time to Switzerland where he graduated in 1896. Einstein was educated at the Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich where he learned to teach physics and mathematics.... [tags: Nobel, Physicist, Nazism]
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- Although Einstein is mostly known for his famous equation, e=mc2, he accomplished many things in his life that affects science today and is one of most admirable person of the twentieth century and one of the supreme intellects of all time. Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Wurttemberg, Germany on March 14, 1879. His jewish family included his father Hermann Einstein, mother Pauline Einstein, and his sister Maja Einstein. Six weeks after Einstein’s birth, the family moved to Munich, Germany. Einstein attended a catholic school and took violin lessons, but later quit because he wasn't interested.... [tags: jewish, general theory of relativity]
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- ... Einstein developed a love for music at an early age. His mother played piano very well and she wanted her son to learn the violin, not just to enroll him in music but also to help him assimilate German culture. According to his conductor Einstein is said to have been playing since he was five but Einstein did not enjoy it at that age. When Einstein turned thirteen he discovered the violin sonatas of Mozart Einstein immediately fell in love with Mozart’s music. At age seventeen he was heard by a school examiner in Aarau as he played Beethoven’s violin sonatas, the examiner said afterward that his playing was remarkable and revealing of ‘great insight, what struck the examiner explains was... [tags: theoretical physicist, mathematical concepts]
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- There are several people in history who have left marks on the world. Significant people come from all over the globe and leave a lasting impression for years to follow. From presidents who led the United States in desperate times to a young man who discovered the multi-million dollar Apple Company, influential people do much for eras following them. They can set a basis for future discoveries, leave long lasting impressions with their ideas, and act as role models for millions of people across the globe.... [tags: physics, relativity]
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- The Biography of Albert Einstein Born in 1879, Albert Einstein is known today for his incredible mathematical ability and… well, his wild hair. But more important than the physical attributes of his cranium, is the fantastic information which it provided. He will probably always be remembered as the greatest mathematical genius of the modern world. Honors he has received for his works include the Nobel Prize, which he was awarded in 1921, the Royal Society Copley Medal, which he was awarded in 1925, he was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1921, and he became an AMS Gibbs Lecturer in 1934.... [tags: Papers]
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- Albert Einstein was one of the greatest geniuses of the twentieth century for many reasons. Mr. Einstein is famous in the world of physics for the theory of relativity. Mr. Einstein was, and still is thought of as a man of great intelligence, but there are many things that we still don’t know about his early life. Albert Einstein also received the Nobel Prize 2 times in his live. Even though he is often unnoted, Albert Einstein is considered a man of great intelligence because of his contribution to physics with e=mc2 and also because he had little to no longitudinal fissure, making it easier for him to think critically.... [tags: physics, theory of relativity, e=mc2]
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- Einstein was not always an extremely successful man and he had difficulties that would have prevented anyone else from succeeding, but eventually, several of his theories led to scientific advancements. One theory earned him a Nobel Prize, in physics one a PhD and another helped in the development of nuclear fission. If a person were only to take a quick glance at his life without a deeper investigation, they would find it difficult to discover the catalyst that led to his success. However, with the tools Gladwell provides his readers it does become obvious what led to Einstein’s life of success, even if it was a difficult road for Einstein to follow.... [tags: successful physicists]
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- Thinking Outside the Box Imagine all the things one encounters during everyday life. Try to also imagine being a person who cannot stand not knowing how those things work. This was the kind of unique person that Albert Einstein was. His obsession with how things worked began when his father, Hermann Einstein, gave him a compass. The fact that the magnetic needle behaved as if influenced by some hidden force field, rather than through the more familiar mechanical method involving touch or contact, produced a sense of wonder that motivated him throughout his life (Isaacson 13).... [tags: Biography, Albert Einstein]
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- Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, the first child of the Jewish couple Hermann and Pauline Einstein. In June 1880 the family moved to Munich where Hermann Einstein and his brother Jakob founded the electrical engineering company Einstein & Cie. Albert Einstein's sister Maria was born on November 18, 1881. Einstein's childhood was a normal one, except that to his family's irritation, he learned to speak later than most. In 1884 he received some tutoring in order to get prepared for school.... [tags: Biography Einstein]
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