Albert Einstein,
Albert Einstein was one of historys greatest scientist. He brought in new ideas about physics and published over 300 scientific papers in his lifetime. Einstein discovered the law of the photoelectric effect, the theory of general relativity, the theory that when light shines from a star would be bent by the suns gravity and many other theories. Albert Einstein taught physics at the Institute for Advanced Study until death in 1955.
Albert Einstein was born on March 14 in Ulm Germany. When he was younger he went to a catholic school at five years old for three years. After this he went to Luitpold Gymnasium where he got advanced primary and secondary education. Seven years later he moved away from Germany.
In 1902 Einstein and his wife had a daughter in which they called Lieserl. Her full name was never discovered and her death in 1903 is unknown. In 1903 Einstein and his wife had their first son (Hans Albert Einstein). In 1910 the couple had their second son (Eduard). In 1914 Einstein moved away from his wife and kids. Five years later having not seen his wife for five years he divorced her.
During Albert Einstein’s life he won many awards including: Nobel Prize in physics 1921, Copley medal 1925 and many others.
April 17 1955, Albert Einstein got internal bleeding from abdominal aortic aneurysm. This could be stopped but Albert said no to surgery, saying: "I want to go when I want. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share, it is time to go. I will do it elegantly." The next day he died at the age of 76. When Einstein was dead his brain was removed to be examined, surprisingly his brain was the size of an average person.
If I was to become a scientist I would be an archaeologist because it would be rather interesting to examine history and to try and conclude what might have happened with history in the past.
Bibliography: Great Scientists, Fortey Jacqueline, Eyewitness, London.
Pictures from: Einstein 1921 portrait2.jpg

By Gabrielle Wardrop 7B HS7