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By Lillian E. Forman

This identify examines the awesome lifetime of Albert Einstein. Readers will know about his kin history, early life, schooling, improvement of clinical and mathematic theories, and societal contributions.

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He said that light cannot be visualized • 49 • Essential Lives as a whole. He said that light sometimes acts like particles and it sometimes acts like waves, depending on how a person tries to observe it. Molecules Einstein’s next two papers dealt with molecules. These were published in April and May. The April paper gave evidence of the reality of molecules by showing that their dimensions can be measured. The Brownian Motion May paper explained Brownian The papers in which Einstein discussed molecules motion.

The right combination of criticism and encourageThey backed this explanation with ment. Besso helped keep tight mathematical reasoning. Other Einstein from giving up his theory of special relativity scientists disregarded the theory when the speed of light threatened to disprove it. because it contradicted Newton. Einstein agreed with Fitzgerald’s and Lorentz’s mathematics. But he did not support the idea that time was slowed by ether. Einstein claimed that motion changes time and space. The constant c is not only the speed of light, it is a basic relationship between time and space.

Albert had to journal Annalen der Physik. His work ignore his dislike of the military and become a dealt with capillarity, the spontaneous soldier. But the army rejected him. He was catmovement of liquids up and down egorized as unfit because narrow tubes. he had sweaty, flat feet and varicose veins. This paper was one example of Albert’s interest in new ideas about the movement of molecules and atoms. He was also interested in the work of scientists such as Ludwig Boltzmann and Paul Drude. Boltzmann claimed that heat transfer in gases is caused by collisions among the tiny, active molecules that compose them.

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