This site was not constructed overnight. Much thought and effort was put into this site to make it fast, compatible, attractive, informational, and easy to use.
Although the quality of this site is obvious, it was not constructed by experts of the field. It was made by two teenagers: Robert and Jenny. Jenny is responsible for almost all of the information in "His Works," "His Legacy," "Introduction," and much of the "Info Center," while Robert wrote "His Life," the glossary and put together the homepage itself.
Both of the webmasters worked hard to bring this site to completion. While Jenny pored over books about relativity and physics, Robert reviewed C/C++, Java, and HTML. While Jenny had to write articles analyzing Einstein's physics, Robert, having little experience in web development, wrote his own search engines, bulletin boards, and Java applets on an expert level.
Although Jenny lived in the same town as Robert, communication was difficult and had to be done almost completely with e-mail. Because she was also busy with her school work and had to attend academic camps in the summer with little access to computers, applications such as AOL Instant Messenger and ICQ were rendered useless.
Needless to say, it was not easy.
Robert is a 14 year old Chinese-American currently attending the 10th grade. His interests include the piano, swimming, and recently programming. He is a straight-A student currently enrolled in Conway High School.
Jenny is a 15 year old Chinese-American currently attending the 11th grade. Her interests include mathematics, computer science, and playing the piano.
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