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Celebrated pyhsicist Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany. Einstein began developing some of his ground breaking theories while working as a clerk in a swiss patent office. In 1905, he had what he considered a “miracle year,” in which he published for influential papers that transformed the world of physics. In one of these papers he introduced the general theory of relativity, which have been regarded as one of the gratest contributions to science. He's defining impact on theoretical physics earned him the Nobel Prize in 1921. In 1933, Einstein immigrated from Nazi Germany to the United States out of concern for he and his wife safety. He became an American citizen in 1940.

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Celebrated physicist Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879, in Ulm, Germany. Einstein began developing some of his groundbreaking theories while working as a clerk in a Swiss patent office. In 1905, he had what he considered a “miracle year,” in which he published four influential papers that transformed the world of physics. In one of these papers, he introduced the general theory of relativity, which has been regarded as one of the greatest contributions to science. His defining impact on theoretical physics earned him the Nobel Prize in 1921. In 1933, Einstein immigrated from Nazi Germany to the United States out of concern for his and his wife’s safety. He became an American citizen in 1940.

 

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