His impact stretches far beyond the reaches of physics and life in the early 1900's. This physicist of phenomenal philosophy, logic, and imagination has been and still is the subject of countless catch phrases and expressions of intelligence. Albert Einstein is a forerunner of influential American icons. Because of his contribution to American science and society as an immigrant, intellectual accomplishments, and discoveries in nuclear technology, it is my belief that Albert Einstein was the most influential person of the twentieth century. First of all, Albert Einstein was the most important figure of the twentieth century because of his contribution to American science and society as an immigrant.
The Photoelectric Effect, which won the Nobel Prize in 1921, helped scientists develop many new inventions, such as solar cells and telecommunication networks. According to the Nobel Prize website Einstein is the most popular Physics Nobel Laureate in the world. He became famous due to his discovery of the two revolutionary Theories of Relativity. When Einstein won the Nobel Prize, it made him even more known to the general population. Einstein’s work still today inspires scientists and his work is often the foundation for many inventions and discoveries.
Eventually at age seven he entered Catholic Elementary school and he did not like it, as it was military like. He was a very shy and dreamy child who did not get good grades; his teachers were not fond of him as he used to sit in the back of the room (Severance 21). The future genius was also known to not play with toy soldiers and was not keen watching military parades, unlike most boys (Severance 20). In short, Einstein's early childhood years did not look promising for him. Einstein's family played a key role for his development and education.
Albert Einstein, one of the most luminary thinkers in history who intended to advance mankind’s technology, made many influential contributions to the fields of science and philosophy to revolutionize man’s understanding of the world. All great things once had humble beginnings. Einstein was born in a middle class family with one sibling. Early in his life, his family influenced him through his presents. His family would gift items such as his telescopes and compasses.
“The search for truth is more precious than its possession'; Albert Einstein, also known as “The Father of The Nuclear Age,'; perhaps one of the most brilliant minds ever to exist was a very quiet man. “Einstein’s Theory of Relativity revolutionized scientific brought with new conceptions of time, space, mass, motion, and gravitation'; (Unknown, World Book Inc.) Albert Einstein contributed more than any other scientist to the modern vision of physical reality. His theory of relativity is held as human thought of the highest quality. (http://www-history.mcs.st-andrews.ac.uk/history/Mathematicians/Einstein.html) Interested in human affairs and was one of the first supporters of a World Government, and had great compassion for people who were politically oppressed or economically oppressed. He was also fond of classical music, and was a great player of the violin.
In summary, Sir Isaac Newton was a brilliant man who changed how we view the world of science and mathematics today. Despite the rough beginning of his life and mental distractions faced, Newton managed to invent, discover and theorise so much. His hypothesists guided other mathematicians and physicists to discover further things in the science world. He was even and influence on Einstein, another great scientist, it was proven that Einstein kept a picture of Newton on his study wall. Therefore, to honour him for his accomplishments, society agreed to name a few terms in science and math after him such as newtons which are the units for force, and in math, the Principal Newton's method and even knighted by a Queen of his time.
Scientists ranging from James Clerk Maxwell and Max von Laue have been claimed to be true discovers of the Mass-Energy Equivalence, which has popularly been credited to Albert Einstein’s “Theory of special relativity” back in 1905. There has been many controversies, but in conclusion Einstein is the official claimer. (Ball, P. (n.d.). The equation proved that energy and matter are linked. This was only one of the major breakthroughs that Einstein made in 1905 and his best work was yet to come in later years.
Einstein will no doubt go down in history as a great theoretical physicist. His work is compared in importance to that of scientists such as Galileo Galilei, Nicolas Copernicus, Johannes Kepler, and Isaac Newton. Some would even say that his contributions to science were greater. However, it is impossible to paint a complete picture of Einstein without examining his life, his religion, and his personality. His science was his life, and his religion gave him insights as to how to approach science.
Einstein was born on March 14th, 1879 in a quaint city known as Ulm, Germany to Hermann and Pauline Einstein. His parents, not aware that the beautiful baby boy in front of them would make the most brilliant theories to different scientific fields. One interesting fact about his parents was that neither had any concrete knowledge on the study of science or math. During his early childhood years, Einstein did not show any real skills but at the same time he was a very curious kid, being very detailed-oriented and observing everything that was around him. In the first years of school, his parents were very concerned that Albert might have what we called today a “learning disability”; he only showed achievement in the subject of math and science, but did not have a care in the world for any other of the subjects that were taught in elementary school.
Werner Heisenberg was an exceptional scientist, who fell in love with physics by chance. Although Heisenberg studied through the trying times of World War 1 and World War 2, with the help of others, he contributed to new principles’ and theories in physics.. Heisenberg was most famous for his theory of quantum mechanics, which earned him a Nobel Prize in 1932; he is also famous for his work on the principle of uncertainty. Heisenberg’s work has contributed tremendously to the science community; he has influenced many others with his theories, and has both directly and indirectly helped shape the sciences of today. Werner Heisenberg was born on the 5th of December 1901 in Wurzburg, Germany. He was the son of a professor, his father taught Greek language at the University of Munich.