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Einstein was a great pioneer for science in physics so great in fact that he received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his services to theoretical physics. He discovered the general theory of relativity. Later he also established the quantum theory. He also discovered law of the photoelectric effect.
Einstein is also famous for E=m2 which is energy equals mass squared. The nickname for this is mass and energy equivalence. Consequences of this include the time-space frame of a moving body appearing to slow down and contract (in the direction of motion) when measured in the frame of the observer. This paper also argued that the idea of a luminiferous aether – one of the leading theoretical entities in physics at the time – was superfluous. Einstein's 1905 work on relativity remained controversial for many years, but was accepted by leading physicists, starting with Max Planck.
Einstein was visiting the United States when Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933, and did not go back to Germany, where he had been a professor at the Berlin Academy of Sciences. He settled in the U.S., becoming a citizen in 1940. On the eve of World War II, he helped alert President Franklin D. Roosevelt that Germany might be developing an atomic weapon, and recommended that the U.S. begin similar research; this eventually led to what would become the Manhattan Project. Einstein was in support of defending the Allied forces, but largely denounced using the new discovery of nuclear fission as a weapon. He was opposed to atomic weapons by saying that man had the power to destroy mankind. With other scientists Max Born Percy W. Bridgman Leopold Infeld Frédéric Joliot-Curie Herman J. Muller Linus Pauling Cecil F. Powell Joseph Rotblat Bertrand Russell Yukawa he made the Russell–Einstein Manifesto which demoted the use of nuclear fission as a weapon.
On 17 April 1955, Albert Einstein experienced internal bleeding caused by the rupture of an... [continues]
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