Albert Einstein used mathematics and physics to prove properties of physics about which he and other scientists theorized. For instance, his work on Brownian motion, which involved vibrations caused when atoms collide wi... More »

Albert Einstein was a German-born physicist who became well known after earning his Ph.D. and publishing scientific articles. His theories on relativity and photoelectric effect are his most famous discoveries. More »

Albert Einstein made many contributions to science, most notably his development of the theories of special and general relativity. He also discovered the explanation for the photoelectric effect, which was vital to the ... More »

Albert Einstein worked in the fields of mathematics and physics, and most of his contributions were in terms of academic theory. There is, however, a refrigerator that bears his name, and he had also developed a compass,... More »

Albert Einstein's work in physics and mathematics advanced both fields in areas of study such as the manipulation of atomic energy, the exploration of outer space and the basic foundation of knowledge on light. His large... More » History Inventions

Albert Einstein had a sister named Maria. Nicknamed "Maja," Maria was two years younger than Albert and was born Nov. 18, 1881. Wikipedia lists Maja as Albert Einstein's only childhood friend. More »

Albert Einstein attended the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich, Switzerland, from 1896 through 1900. He received his Ph.D. from Zurich University, Switzerland, in 1905. More » Science Physics Particle Physics