Why is Einstein considered as one of the world’s most brilliant physicists?

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Albert Einstein was born in Germany, on 14th March 1879. In 1901, he got a job in the Swiss Patent Office.

In 1905, he began publishing the components of his Special Theory of Relativity, in which he demonstrated that time was relative to the speed at which the observer was travelling.

The essence of Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity was that if matter is converted into energy, then energy released can be shown in the simple formula E = mc2 where c represents the velocity of light, E the energy, and m the mass.

This formula demonstrates that a small mass can be converted into a huge amount of energy, and it shows a means of developing nuclear weapons and reactors for nuclear energy.

In a nuclear reaction, he suggested that huge quantities of light and heat could go on being created with the loss of only a very small mass.

Einstein received the Nobel Prize for physics in 1921, for his work on the photoelectric effect.

When the Nazis came to power in Germany, Einstein, being a Jew, had to immigrate to the US.

Einstein’s later works were complex, so they remained untouched for several years after his death in 1955.

Albert Einstein/Quotes

Imagination is more important than knowledge.

Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.

The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing.

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.

The significant problems we have cannot be solved at the same level of thinking with which we created them.

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

Great spirits have always encountered violent opposition from mediocre minds.

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science.