Saturday, March 13, 2010

Birthday of most successful scientist Albert Einstein (Father of modern physics)

Today ( 14, March) is the Birthday of Albert Einstein who is known as Father of Modern Physics.

-He was born on 14 March 1879 in German.
-He started his career in Swiss as Patent Examiner evaluating patent applications for electromagnetic devices at the Swiss Patent Office.
-He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect.
-Einstein published more than 300 scientific and over 150 non-scientific works.

His Important contributions are,

- The theory of relativity.
- The founding of relativistic cosmology.
- The prediction of the deflection of light by gravity.
- The quantum theory of atomic motion in solids.
- The zero-point energy concept.
- The quantum theory of a monatomic gas which predicted Bose–Einstein condensation

Find below his famous Quotes

Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.

Information is not knowledge.

A perfection of means, and confusion of aims, seems to be our main problem.

A person who never made a mistake never tried anything new.

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted in large ones either.

Everything should be as simple as it is, but not simpler.

Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.

Everyone should be respected as an individual, but no one idolized.

I believe that a simple and unassuming manner of life is best for everyone, best both for the body and the mind.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.

I think and think for months and years. Ninety-nine times, the conclusion is false. The hundredth time I am right.

I never think of the future - it comes soon enough.

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.

Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better.

Try not to become a man of success, but rather try to become a man of value.

You have to learn the rules of the game. And then you have to play better than anyone else.

Time Line of Einstein's Life
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