Monday, March 14, 2011

This Week in History 3-14-11



Albert Einstein born

On March 14, 1879, the famed theoretical physicist Albert Einstein was born in Germany. The son of a Jewish electrical engineer, Albert Einstein was the man responsible for the discovery of the theory of special and general relativity. Known as the father of modern physics, Einstein made radical contributions to the field of quantum theory, which eventually led to the development of quantum mechanics.

To learn more about Albert Einstein please visit This Day in History at History.com.

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