Albert Einstein Photoelectric Effect

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Many people in the world don 't realize that one of the greatest minds had possible learning disabilities. Albert Einstein at a younger age was labeled as dull, dyslexic, even autistic or schizophrenic. However, he overcame these “labels” and became very famous for his scientific knowledge. When Einstein was 16 years old, he always wondered what it would be like to ride his bike on a beam of light, 10 years later he came up with a special theory of relativity, which lead him to find out that light always travels at the same speed (which is 186,000 miles/second). Albert Einstein’s career, beginning with an extensive education through physical science, had a lasting influence on the photoelectric effect, Special/General Theory of Relativity and the concept of mass-energy equivalence.
Albert Einstein was very curious beginning at a young age; he started studying the physical sciences and learning music. Born into a non-practicing Jewish family in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1879. Throughout his childhood his family moved to Italy, Switzerland and finally the United States. In Switzerland, he attended
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In 1905, Einstein began furthering his research on the universe and physical properties. He came across an idea which is now known as the photoelectric effect; this refers to “...the emission, or ejection, of electrons from the surface of, generally, a metal in response to incident light”(McGill). His prediction of the equation, E=hf (energy = Planck’s constant multiplied by the frequency) was tested experimentally and proven to be correct (McGill). This impacted society for years to come because if other scientists wouldn 't have known about it, they wouldn 't have discovered many things that we use in our daily lives today. It gave future scientist the knowledge they based making the first X-ray from, and X-ray’s have been a huge medical advancement and are still used in present

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