Albert Einstein: The Life And Life Of Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879, in the city of Ulm, southern Germany, into a secular Jewish family. He was the firstborn child of Hermann Einstein and Pauline Koch, who later had a second child, Maja, who was two years younger than Albert. During his school years, Einstein was an exceptional student in the areas of Math and Science. He also developed a passion for music, particularly the violin, which would stay with him for the rest of his life.
In 1894, at the age of 15, Einstein dropped out of school in Germany, in order to avoid being drafted into the military. He finished high school in Switzerland, and was admitted into the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich in 1896. That same year, Einstein renounced his German
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The couple had their first child, Hans Albert, in 1904, and another child, Eduard in 1910. During their marriage, Einstein had an affair with his cousin, Elsa Löwenthal, which led him to divorce his wife Mileva in 1919. Less than a year after his divorce, Einstein married Elsa Löwenthal. Their marriage lasted until Elsa’s death in 1936, after which Einstein never remarried.
In the midst of these somewhat tumultuous romantic relationships, one thing remained constant for Einstein: his love of science. The year 1905, marked some of Einstein’s greatest accomplishments in the field of science, and became known as his “miracle year.” During that year, Einstein obtained his doctorate from the University of Zürich, and published four papers in the Annalen der Physik, a prestigious German physics journal, all while still working as a patent
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However, his work did result in him moving back to Germany in 1910, because the University of Prague had offered him a position as a professor there. In 1916, Einstein published yet another theory, this one on General Relativity, which proposed that gravity and acceleration are indistinguishable, and that gravity is caused by the curvature of space-time. While this theory was also initially disregarded by the scientific community, it was later supported by the work of British astronomer Arthur Eddington, at which point it became renowned. Einstein received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921, though for his explanation of the photoelectric effect, not his General Theory of Relativity, which was still considered

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