25 Insights On Albert Einstein You Might Not Know

Although Albert Einstein is arguably the most famous scientist of all time, there are probably numerous things you didn’t know or probably think you know about him. While he managed to completely change science and physics, Albert was also a very regular guy with very mundane problems, like a terrible memory! In spite of that, he managed to capture the hearts and mind of every intellectual out there. Are you one of them? These are 25 Insights On Albert Einstein You Might Not Know!

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Upon graduating from the Federal Polytechnic Academy in Switzerland Einstein couldn't find a teaching job and so became a patent clerk

albert einstein when youngSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia
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While a patent clerk Einstein wrote 4 papers that changed the future of science

relativitySource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

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There is a common misconception that Einstein received the Nobel Prize for his Theories of Relativity

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He actually received it for the "discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect"

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This was because his Theories of Relativity were controversial among scientists. The people, however, loved him and were pushing for him to receive a Nobel Prize.

Albert Einstein in a group photoSource: wikipedia, Image: wikipedia

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