“If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself.” Albert Einstein

Einstein300Background Facts:

Lived from: March 14, 1879– April 18, 1955 (76 yrs)

Born in Ulm, Germany to an engineer

Showed early promise and interest in science and mathematics

Received his Doctorate in 1905

Published many famous papers, laying the groundwork for quantum mechanics

Married twice and fathered 3 children

Became a United States citizen in 1940

Died April 17, 1955 due to complications from an aneurysm


Why is Einstein considered visionary?

Einstein was unemotional and devoted his time to his theories instead of personal affairs

Einstein was able to look at the bigger picture and use his incredible talent to come up with theories that defined an entire category of physics

Was not afraid to challenge pre-conceived notions and look at problems from a different angle


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