Einstein, Albert Einstein(noun)
physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity; Einstein also proposed that light consists of discrete quantized bundles of energy (later called photons) (1879-1955)
Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. While best known for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc², he received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect". The latter was pivotal in establishing quantum theory. Near the beginning of his career, Einstein thought that Newtonian mechanics was no longer enough to reconcile the laws of classical mechanics with the laws of the electromagnetic field. This led to the development of his special theory of relativity. He realized, however, that the principle of relativity could also be extended to gravitational fields, and with his subsequent theory of gravitation in 1916, he published a paper on the general theory of relativity. He continued to deal with problems of statistical mechanics and quantum theory, which led to his explanations of particle theory and the motion of molecules. He also investigated the thermal properties of light which laid the foundation of the photon theory of light. In 1917, Einstein applied the general theory of relativity to model the large-scale structure of the universe.
Quotes by albert einstein -- Explore a large variety of famous quotes made by albert einstein on the Quotes.net website.
How to pronounce Albert Einstein?
- AlexUS EnglishDanielBritishKarenAustralianVeenaIndian
How to say Albert Einstein in sign language?
The numerical value of Albert Einstein in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of Albert Einstein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of Albert Einstein in a Sentence
Even Albert Einstein reportedly needed help on his 1040 form.
I agree with my father, Albert Einstein, don't believe every quote you read on the internet.
The whole thing is ridiculous, albert Einstein said the definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and again and expecting different results.
I don't think I can be compared to such great intellectuals such as Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking. They've achieved so much. I don't think it's right.
Albert Einstein when asked what he considered to be the most powerful force in the universe answered: Compound interest! What you have become is the price you paid to get what you used to want.
Images & Illustrations of Albert Einstein