Albert Einstein

1879 - 1955

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Einstein contributed more than any other scientist to the modern vision of physical reality. His special and general theories of relativity are still regarded as the most satisfactory model of the large-scale universe that we have.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (365 books/articles)

Some Quotations (54)

A Poster of Albert Einstein

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. A meeting with Einstein
  2. Ether and Relativity
  3. Geometry and Experience
  4. Obituary: The Times

Honours awarded to Albert Einstein
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Nobel Prize1921
Fellow of the Royal Society1921
LMS Honorary Member1924
Royal Society Copley Medal1925
Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh1927
AMS Gibbs Lecturer1934
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Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Astroseti (A Spanish translation of this biography)
  3. Princeton University Press
  4. American Institute of Physics
  5. Frankfurt (Einstein pictures)
  1. Albert Einstein Online
  2. Kevin Brown (Conquering the perihelion)
  3. Nobel prizes site (A biography of Einstein and his Nobel prize presentation speech)
  4. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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