Albert Einstein: Physicist & Genius by Lillian E. Forman

By Lillian E. Forman

This identify examines the notable lifetime of Albert Einstein. Readers will find out about his relatives heritage, early life, schooling, improvement of clinical and mathematic theories, and societal contributions.

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Despite the evidence that mass and energy are equivalent, Einstein felt uneasy about his hypothesis. 1 Many scientists found this idea difficult to believe. Not until the scientific community had a better understanding of atoms was it able to accept the idea that energy and matter are interchangeable. General Theory of Relativity In 1907, Einstein began work on his general theory of relativity. He hoped this new work would expand his theory of special relativity to systems in which motion is accelerated as well as to steadily moving systems.

Before he died, he consented to his son’s • 44 • Albert Einstein marriage to Mileva. His father’s death greatly disturbed Einstein. He felt that he had not been close enough to his father. Despite The Mystery of Lieserl Einstein his father’s final Shortly before they were married, Albert and Mileva had a daughter whom they named permission to Lieserl. Until they were officially husband and marry Mileva, no wife, Mileva and her newborn baby stayed with her parents in her home country of Serbia. At member of either this time, society’s attitude toward illegitimate family attended children was very disapproving.

Although he excelled in the subjects that he loved, he received very poor marks in other areas and failed Polytechnic’s • 29 • occasion, Uncle Jakob was having trouble with calculations for making a machine. When Albert was able to provide these, Jakob told a friend, “You know, it is really fabulous with my nephew. After I and my assistant-engineer had been wracking our brains for days, that young sprig had got the whole thing in scarcely 15 minutes. ”1 Essential Lives entrance examination. In addition to not qualifying academically, he was almost two years younger than the required age of 18.

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