Albert Einstein and His Theories

Einstein, Albert (1879-1955), German-born American physicist and Nobel laureate, best known as the creator of the special and general theories of relativity and for his bold hypothesis concerning the particle nature of light. He is perhaps the most well-known scientist of the 20th century. Einstein was born in Ulm on March 14, 1879, and spent … Read more

The Life and History of Albert Einstein

Even as he worked and was being promoted at the Swiss Patent Office in Bern, Switzerland (1902-08), Einstein was far from becoming a household name, let lone the most renowned Nobel Prize winner in physics, which he received in 1921 not for his special theory of relativity (of E=MAC fame) that inaugurated the atomic age … Read more