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Albert Einstein Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 6 Summary

Elma Ehrlich Levinger
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Chapter 6 Summary

By 1909, Einstein has taken four different faculty positions, each more prestigious than the one before. He moves to Prague, back to Zurich, and then Berlin. The first position is at the University of Zurich, as a lecturer and the second as an assistant professor Upon this second appointment, Einstein writes to his mother that he has become what she wished, a professor.

While the glory goes to Albert, the burden falls to Mileva. The new appointment pays no more than the Patent Office, but requires more expenditures, like clothing. Additionally, Albert's new appointment means more demands on his time, while Mileva must take in student boarders to pay the bills.

Einstein treats these student boarders in the same egalitarian manner he treats other faculty members, while his wife cooks for them.

In 1910, he is invited to the University of Prague as a full professor. Since the university...

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