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Albert Einstein's Life From When He Is 4 Till He Dies.

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Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein was born in Germany in 1879. When he wasFour and sick in bed, Albert Einstein's father gave him a magnetic compass. Albert practiced turning the compass every which way, soon becoming fascinated by the new toy. No matter which way he turned it, the needle would always point in the same direction, and much in the way Einstein's genius and fascination with nature pointed him toward a life of scientific discovery. In 1916, about halfway through the First World War, Einstein published his famous General Theory of Relativity. In this new theory, one of the main predictions was concerned with the deflection of light in a gravitational field. This prediction was tested during the May, 1919 Solar Eclipse by two British Astronomer eclipse expeditions. The results from these expeditions agreed with Einstein's' theory, and laid the foundation for Einstein's' world fame; he became an overnight celebrity. In November 1921, he was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics.His theory of relativity, however, was still controversial. One winter while Einstein was abroad, a group of anti-Semitic German physicists rejected the theory of relativity as an erroneous Jewish theory. At that time, 2,000 books were burned outside the opera house in Berlin. To them Albert Einstein was not a celebrated genius; he was a communist, an anti-German, and a Jew! After the attack on Pearl Harbor, some research and production with a U-235 gun-type bomb took place in Oak Ridge Tennessee. Then, in mid-1942, on a mesa at Los Alamos New Mexico, the...

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