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Einstein: Misunderstood Genius
Transcript of Einstein: Misunderstood Genius
"Everybody is a genius..."" Web log comment. Albert Einstein Quotes (Author of Relativity). Otis Chandler, Jan. 2007. Web. 13 Nov. 2013. <http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/9810.Albert_Einstein>.
""Logic will get you from A to Z..."" Web log comment. Albert Einstein Quotes (Author of Relativity). Otis Chandler, Jan. 2007. Web. 13 Nov. 2013. <http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/9810.Albert_Einstein>.
""I Am Enough of an Artist..."" Web log comment. Albert Einstein Quotes (Author of Relativity). Otis Chandler, Jan. 2007. Web. 13 Nov. 2013. <http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/9810.Albert_Einstein>.
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Einstein's 72 Birthday Picture!
Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics of 1921
Nobel Peace Prize
He had queer habits.
Born March 14, 1879 in Wurttemberg, Germany
Died April 18, 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA
Married Mileva Maric in 1903
Had 2 sons and a daughter, but divorced in 1919
Remarried to Elsa Lowenthal (his cousin) in the same year
1914 became German citizen
1933 renounced citizenship due to political conflicts
1940 became US citizen
Special and General Relativity
Well that went better than I expected.
Speech problems until 8 (Perhaps due to dyslexia)
Failed college entrance exam
Couldn't remember simple tasks (Shoes and Phone Number)
He built his Resume!
1901 Technical assistant in the Swiss Patent Office
1908 Privatdozent in Berne
1909 Professor Extraordinary at Zurich
1911 Professor of Theoretical Physics at Prague
1914 Director of the Kaiser Wilhelm Physical Institute and Professor in the University of Berlin
1916 published his paper on the general theory of relativity
1940 Professor of Theoretical Physics at Princeton
Albert Einstein received honorary doctorate degrees in science, medicine and philosophy from many European and American universities.
Catholic elementary school in Munich, Germany (1885-1888)
Luitpold Gymnasium in Munich, Germany (1888-1894)
Cantonal school in Aarau, Switzerland (1895-1896)
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland (1896-1900)
Ph.D. from Zurich University, Switzerland (1905)
“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”
- Albert Einstein
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD)
Used "Creativity, compassion, resilience and drive" to his advantage
Led to genius!
Einstein received his award in 1922 due to the fact that the 1921 candidates did not meet the established criteria given by Alfred Nobel in his will. Due to this event a statute was applied which allowed the Nobel Prize to be reserved until the following year.
Of the contributions which Einstein gave to physics were his Theory of Relativity, his 1905 kinetic theory,and his work on the photoelectric effect along with specific heat.
His work cleared up Planck's quantum theory
“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.”
― Albert Einstein
“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.”
Special Theory of Relativity
Speed of Light is Constant
Proved Newton's Law of Gravity was inadequate
E=MC^2 means Energy equals the mass times the square of the velocity of light in centimeters per second squared
Energy and mass are interchangeable - You can't have one without the other
Lack of frame of reference means inconclusive data
A geometric property of space and time, or spacetime
General Theory of Relativity