Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein

Einstein was born in 1879 in Germany. When he was a small child he didn’t show any high intelligence. In fact he even took a while to learn how to speak. He was a smart kid but it took a while for people to notice his intelligence. He would ask questions his own teachers couldn’t answer and he even taught himself calculus. He took an entrance exam for Swiss Federal Polytechnic School and failed. He failed but he was still admitted a year later. While doing his regular work he also studied physics on his own. He applied for an academic position but was rejected. Why would they reject such an intelligent man? But they did and in 1902 he was hired as a patent examiner in Berne. In 1905 his intelligence came out of the dark. He invented the theory E=mc2 that means (energy equals mass times the speed of light squared) and the theory of light.

Banesh Hoffman in the essay "Unforgettable Albert Einstein" he describes Einstein’s talent and a little bit of his life. Hoffman also describes how Einstein’s talent bloomed, and how we shouldn’t be afraid to approach people ...

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