I’ve written often about the man who possessed probably the greatest scientific mind in the history of man, usually on his birthday. Albert Einstein would have been 139 years old today had he not passed away on April 18, 1955. In this post about Einstein, I mentioned (among other facts about the man) that my […]
Below is a photo of Albert Einstein’s desk as it appeared on the day of his death, 60 years ago today. On April 17, 1955, Einstein began experiencing internal bleeding as a result of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. He was transported to the University Medical Center Hospital at Princeton, but not before retrieving a draft […]
On this date in 1879 Albert Einstein was born. I don’t have much more to say about it beyond what I wrote last year, except to note that when I was in high school and struggling to understand his Theory of Relativity, his plain English explanation helped me immensely. “When you are courting a nice […]
Thanks to my brother for sharing this cartoon with me.
You know the question, “If you could meet one person from the past, who would it be?” that is asked on some psychological tests or sometimes just out of general curiosity? My answer, since I was a young teenager, has always been Albert Einstein! Now, math was my WORST subject in school and obviously my […]