Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Life lessons from Albert Einstein (1879 -1955)

Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Wurtemberg, Germany on March 14,1879. He had his education in Germany, Italy and Switzerland. He served as a professor in Bern, Zurich and Prague. Einstein was awarded a Ph.D by the University of Zurich for his dissertation entitled 'A New determination of Molecular Dimensions." He was appointed as the Director of Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Physics in Berlin in 1914. He became a professor in the School of Mathematics in Princeton in 1933. Albert Einstein was one of the most brilliant Theoretical Physicists and a great Philosopher - Scientist. His most famous mass- energy equivalence formula E=mc2 has led to nuclear power, radiation therapy and much more. This formula states that matter can be converted into energy. Albert Einstein developed special and general theory of relativity and established quantum theory. He  laid the foundation for the photon theory of light.He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his explanation of the Photoelectric effect.Einstein published more than 300 scientific papers and more than 150 non-scientific works.

 Quotes of Albert Einstein:

"If you want to live a happy life,tie it to a goal,
  not to people or objects."

"There are only two ways to live your life;
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle."

" Life is like riding a bicycle.
 To keep your balance you must keep moving"

"Work is the only thing that gives substance to life."

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