Wednesday, August 5, 2009


Israel 5 Lirot 1968 UNC
Front: Albert Einstein
Back: Atomic reactor at Nahal Sorek.

Albert Einstein 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was an ethnically Jewish, German-born theoretical physicist. He is often regarded as the father of Modern Physics and the greatest scientist of the 20th Century. Einstein published more than 300 scientific works and more than 150 non-scientific works. Born in Ulm in the Kingdom of Württemberg in the German Empire on March 14, 1879. Einstein at the age of 4. His father showed him a pocket compass, and Einstein realized that there must be something causing the needle to move, despite the apparent "empty space.

Albert Einstein in 1893 (age 14). From Euclid, Einstein began to understand deductive reasoning, and by the age of twelve, he had learned Euclidean geometry. Soon after he began to investigate infinitesimal calculus. At age 16, he performed the first of his famous thought experiments in which he visualized traveling alongside a beam of light. Einstean and Mileva Maric married in 1903 and had 3 children, first daughter Lieserl(died in infant), second son Hans Albert Einstein and third son Eduard Einstein. Later Einstein moved to Berlin while his wife stay back in Zurich with theie son's. The couple later divorced in 14 feb 1919 and live apart for five years. In 1923 Einstein married to Elsa Lowenthal. His second marriage didn't last long Elsa died of heart and kidney problem in 1936.

Albert Einstein in 1893 (age 14).

Albert Einstein, 1905, The Miracle Year. On 30 April, 1905, Einstein completed his thesis with Alfred Kleiner, Professor of Experimental Physics, serving as pro-forma advisor. Einstein was awarded a PhD by the University of Zurich. His dissertation was entitled A New Determination of Molecular Dimensions.

Albert and Elsa Einstein. In 1933, they emigrated permanently to the United States.

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