Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
Albert Einstein is one of the most prominent figures in physics. His passion for physics had lead him to make many important discoveries on the nature of matter.
As a child, Einstein found school dull and unimaginative, often skipping classes to study physics on his own. When he graduated, Einstein initially worked for two years as a teacher, not content which such a position, Einstein when on to complete University with a doctorate for a theoretical dissertation on the dimensions of molecules.
Einstein when on to write three theoretical papers that provided the basis for the development of today's physics. The first paper made significant predictions about the motion of particles. The second provided great insight on the nature of light. The third paper is now what we call the special theory about relativity, to put it simply, it explains the nature of both matter and radiation.
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