Hello, my name is Albert Einstein. I was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1879. My parent’s names were Hermann and Pauline. As a young child my father Hermann (hair-mon)was originally a featherbed salesman and later ran an electrochemical factory with moderate success. When I was one year old, my dad teamed up with my Uncle Jacob and created an electrochemical factory. Although my father was a good role model, my parents would call me “slow and dreamy”.
As a child, I was always fascinated with magnets and how they worked. My uncle noticed my fascination and introduced/ helped me develop my interest in mathematics. My mother did not approve of my new hobby being math, because she had always believed that I had a talent in music and literature. My first encounters with a compass at age five. I was facinated that invisible forces could move the needle. This would lead to my lifelong fascination with invisible forces. At age 12 I discovered a book of geometry, calling it my “sacred little geometry book.”
When I was 16 years old, my fathers electrochemical business collapsed. With this news, my family was forced to move to Milan, Italy so my dad could work with my other uncle. I on the other hand was left at a boardinghouse in Munich and expected to finish my education. At age 16 I landed on the doorstep of my surprised parents. My parents realized the enormous problems that I had faced as a school dropout
When I was 18 I decided that I would try and pass the exam to get into Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule (I just say ETH because it is to hard to pronounce). I learned year’s prior that in order to attend ETH you would have to pass an entry exam. Sadly, when had got back the results it had stated that I had failed the exam. This time I went back to school in Aarau grammar school. I was taught by one of the most inspiring physics teacher. His name was August Tuschmid .
A year later I went back to ETH to redo the entry exam. This time...
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