Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Germany / America 1879 – 1955

general theory of relativity; E = mc2 ; the law of the photoelectric effect which led to quantum theory; in 1905 alone he published discoveries in photoelectric effect, Brownian motion, special relativity, and the equivalence of mass and energy; Nobel Prize in 'Physics', 1921;


Isaac Newton; Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz; Nikola Tesla; Wilhelm Reich; Baruch Spinoza; Max Talmud AKA Max Talmey; Immanuel Kant; Euclid; Alfred Kleiner; Dmitri Mendeleev , of the Periodic Table, 1869; Leon Foucault, who measured the speed of light; Thomas Young;


J. Robert Oppenheimer; Enrico Fermi; Freeman Dyson; Richard Feynman; Wernher von Braun (sort of); Jack Parsons; Bertrand Russell; Joseph Rotblat; Sir Arthur Eddington; Bruria Kaufman; Dr. Thomas Stoltz Harvey, removed Einstein's brain for preservation without the permission of his family; Dr. Nomad AKA Matthew M; Dr. Satish; Prof. Tsevi Mazeh of TAU’s department of astronomy and astrophysics; Prof. Avi Loeb; Simchon Faigler; Bruno Pontecorvo aka Mr. Neutrino; Wolfgang Pauli ; Arjen van der Wel of the Max Planck Institute for Astronomy; Peter Higgs; François Englert;


President Franklin D. Roosevelt ; Viscount Haldane; Sir Herbert Samuel; Max Born; Kurt Gödel; Leó Szilárd; Edward Teller; Eugene Wigner; Linus Pauling; W. E. B. Du Bois; Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion of Israel;

Adolph Hitler; Joseph Goebbels; Thomas Edison;


Berlin Academy of Sciences; Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey; “The Olympia Academy” of Bern; Karl-Ferdinand University in Prague, 1911; Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics (1914–1932); Humboldt University of Berlin; Prussian Academy of Sciences, 1916; German Physical Society (1916–1918); National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) at Princeton ;


more than 300 scientific papers along with over 150 non-scientific works; “On the Investigation of the State of the Ether in a Magnetic Field.”, 1894; Conversation on Religion and Antisemitism; On prayer; purpose in nature; meaning of life; the soul; a personal God; Religion and Science;


“God does not place dice”; The most beautiful experience we can experience is the mysterious. It is the source of all true art and science…”; “Strenuous intellectual work and the study of God’s Nature are the angels that will lead me through all the troubles of this life with consolation, strength, and uncompromising rigor; “If there is no price to be paid, it is also not of value.”; “Try to become not a man of success, but try rather to become a man of value”; “The value of achievement lies in the achieving”; “If you want to live a happy life, tie it to a goal, not to people or objects.”; “Strange is our situation here on earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose”; “All of science is nothing more than refinement of everyday thinking”; “Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former”; “Problems cannot be solved with the same level of intelligence that created them”;

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