Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Born: March 14, 1879

Died: April 18, 1955

Nationality: German

Occupation: Physicist

Biography: Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics and the most influential physicist of the 20th century.

Source/Notes: Einstein's 1912 manuscript on the special theory of relativity (2003 edition), George Braziller - ISBN: 9780807615324

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Source/Notes: Letter to high school student Barbara Lee Wilson (7 January 1943), Einstein Archives 42-606
Source/Notes: Paraphrase of Einstein Quote: "It can scarcely be denied that the supreme goal of all theory is to make the irreducible basic elements as simple and as few as possible without having to surrender the adequate representation of a single datum of experience" propagated by Roger Sessions.

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