Albert Einstein Biography

Albert Einstein, Physicist
Occup.Physicist
FromGermany
SpousesMileva Marić (1903-1919)
Elsa Löwenthal (1919-1936)
BornMarch 14, 1879
Ulm, Württemberg, Germany
DiedApril 18, 1955
Princeton, New Jersey, USA
CauseAortic aneurysm
Aged76 years
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, a city in the Kingdom of Württemberg, which was then component of the German Empire. He grew up in a middle-class, nonreligious Jewish family members, with his dad Hermann Einstein, a sales person and designer, and also his mom, Pauline, a homemaker. The family members later on transferred to Munich, where Albert's more youthful sibling, Maja, was birthed.

In Munich, young Einstein attended the Luitpold Gymnasium, a prominent college for academically gifted pupils. Nevertheless, he encountered the school's stiff mentor design, which stifled his imagination and also love for understanding. At 15, he left the college without acquiring a diploma as well as moved to Switzerland. There, he finished his additional education and learning in Aarau, and also in 1896, he enrolled at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH Zurich) to examine physics and also mathematics. While at the ETH, Einstein satisfied Mileva Marić, a fellow trainee from Serbia, and also both soon developed a charming connection.

Einstein graduated in 1900, as well as while searching for a teaching job, he approved a short-term position at the Swiss Patent Office in Bern. He functioned there from 1902 to 1909, assessing license applications and also obtaining insight into a variety of technical gadgets. During this moment, he married Mileva (in 1903), and also the pair had 2 children, Hans Albert and also Eduard.

While operating at the license workplace, Einstein dedicated much of his free time to exploring basic inquiries in physics. In 1905, dubbed his annus mirabilis (wonder year), he released four groundbreaking documents on subjects such as the nature of light, the presence of molecules, as well as the mathematics of relativity. One of the most innovative of these was his paper on the unique concept of relativity, which developed the relationship between area and also time in physics.

Einstein's work attracted attention from the scientific neighborhood and quickly gained him a series of prominent scholastic positions. In 1909, he joined the University of Zurich, as well as in 1911, transferred to the German-speaking Charles University in Prague. A year later, he returned to ETH Zurich, just to be welcomed to join the exclusive Kaiser Wilhelm Institute of Physics in Berlin in 1914.

In Berlin, Einstein continued to develop his general concept of relativity, a geometric concept of gravitation, which he completed and released in 1915. The theory was validated during a total solar eclipse in 1919, which moved Einstein to around the world fame. It was during this time around that his marital relationship with Mileva fell apart, as well as they separated in 1919. Not long after, Einstein married his cousin Elsa Löwenthal, with whom he had actually been having an affair.

In the 1920s as well as 1930s, Einstein transformed his interest towards the development of the quantum concept, which intended to define the actions of bits at the atomic and also subatomic degrees. Although he added dramatically to its growth, he revealed bookings about several of its concepts, famously stating, "God does not play dice with the universe".

In 1933, as Adolf Hitler climbed to power in Germany, Einstein, currently a famous Jewish intellectual, determined to leave the nation. He ultimately settled in the United States, signing up with the prestigious Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey. He continued to work with numerous elements of physics and also advocated for globe peace as well as disarmament throughout the rest of his life.

Albert Einstein died on April 18, 1955, in Princeton, New Jersey, at the age of 76. His life as well as work continue to profoundly affect not only the field of physics yet likewise our understanding of the universe and also its underlying concepts. The name "Einstein" has actually become associated with genius, and his discoveries have improved the means we perceive the globe around us.

Our collection contains 160 quotes who is written / told by Albert, under the main topics: Motivational - Success - Education - Nature - Wisdom.

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160 Famous quotes by Albert Einstein

Small: All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individ
"All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual"
Small: The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is l
"The one who follows the crowd will usually get no further than the crowd. The one who walks alone, is likely to find himself in places no one has ever been"
Small: Joy in looking and comprehending is natures most beautiful gift
"Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift"
Small: No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it
"No problem can be solved from the same level of consciousness that created it"
Small: True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist
"True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist"
Small: Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value
"Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value"
Small: Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas
"Pure mathematics is, in its way, the poetry of logical ideas"
Small: The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift tow
"The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe"
Small: I never think of the future - it comes soon enough
"I never think of the future - it comes soon enough"
Small: If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot inde
"If people are good only because they fear punishment, and hope for reward, then we are a sorry lot indeed"
Small: The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing
"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing"
Small: He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a l
"He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would suffice"
Small: A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin what else does a man need to be happy?
"A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin; what else does a man need to be happy?"
Small: Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler
"Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler"
Small: The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion
"The distinction between the past, present and future is only a stubbornly persistent illusion"
Small: Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better
"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better"
Small: Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized
"Let every man be respected as an individual and no man idolized"
Small: Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning"
Small: Isnt it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?
"Isn't it strange that I who have written only unpopular books should be such a popular fellow?"
Small: Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them
"Intellectuals solve problems, geniuses prevent them"
Small: I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity
"I live in that solitude which is painful in youth, but delicious in the years of maturity"
Small: The faster you go, the shorter you are
"The faster you go, the shorter you are"
Small: The environment is everything that isnt me
"The environment is everything that isn't me"
Small: Memory is deceptive because it is colored by todays events
"Memory is deceptive because it is colored by today's events"
Small: Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value
"Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value"
Small: People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results
"People love chopping wood. In this activity one immediately sees results"
Small: Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their
"Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions"
Small: In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself
"In order to be an immaculate member of a flock of sheep, one must above all be a sheep oneself"
Small: Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn ones living at it
"Science is a wonderful thing if one does not have to earn one's living at it"
Small: Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters
"Whoever is careless with the truth in small matters cannot be trusted with important matters"
Small: The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind
"The monotony and solitude of a quiet life stimulates the creative mind"
Small: God may be subtle, but he isnt plain mean
"God may be subtle, but he isn't plain mean"
Small: You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created
"You can never solve a problem on the level on which it was created"
Small: You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war
"You cannot simultaneously prevent and prepare for war"
Small: You cant blame gravity for falling in love
"You can't blame gravity for falling in love"
Small: We should take care not to make the intellect our god it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no perso
"We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality"
Small: We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings
"We cannot despair of humanity, since we ourselves are human beings"
Small: We cant solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them
"We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them"
Small: If you never failed, you never tried anything new
"If you never failed, you never tried anything new"
Small: True religion is real living living with all ones soul, with all ones goodness and righteousness
"True religion is real living; living with all one's soul, with all one's goodness and righteousness"
Small: Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated t
"Too many of us look upon Americans as dollar chasers. This is a cruel libel, even if it is reiterated thoughtlessly by the Americans themselves"
Small: To the Masters honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newtons ground
"To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground"
Small: The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination
"The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination"
Small: The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources
"The secret to creativity is knowing how to hide your sources"
Small: The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal
"The road to perdition has ever been accompanied by lip service to an ideal"
Small: The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessit
"The release of atomic energy has not created a new problem. It has merely made more urgent the necessity of solving an existing one"
Small: The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children al
"The pursuit of truth and beauty is a sphere of activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives"
Small: The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder
"The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder"
Small: The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education
"The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education"
Small: The only source of knowledge is experience
"The only source of knowledge is experience"
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