Albert Einstein: The Father of the Atomic Age

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` Albert Einstein was one of the greatest scientists to have ever existed. He is also known as one of the starters of the atomic age. He was also known as one of the greatest scientists of the twentieth century. The events in Einstein’s life ranged from being raised in Europe, to his creation of scientific theories, to his non-scientific accomplishments. Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1879, to a Jewish couple Herman and Pauline Einstein. He and his family soon moved to Munich, Germany, six weeks after his birth, where he went to school at the Petersschule, but switched to the Luitpold-Gymnazium. Einstein left this school, without finishing his primary education, and moved to Italy where his family was located. Einstein then applied to learn at the Eidgenoessische Polytechnische Schule in Zurich, but was denied due to his insufficient entrance exam results. He then went to the Kantonsschule in Aarau, in the hopes of improving his knowledge. In October 1896 he got his school-leaving certificate, and went to the Eidgenoessiche Polytechnische Schule soon after th...

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