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Albert Einstein Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 10 Summary

Elma Ehrlich Levinger
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Chapter 10 Summary

Einstein receives the Nobel Prize for his work on photoelectric law and general contributions to theoretical physics.

Einstein continues being a local and international cult figure. Elsa hires someone to help her sort his incoming correspondence. When he is 46 years old, he suffers a heart attack and takes four months to recover. On his 50th birthday, his admirers give him a yacht, which he enjoys sailing.

Einstein has Elsa purchase property and build a house in the countryside near Berlin. Einstein fears old grudges have not gone away with the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.

Chapter 10 Analysis

Two events are central to this chapter: Einstein was awarded a Nobel Prize and he had a heart attack. The former is not surprising. The latter was a surprise, given that he always walked regularly and lived doing the work that he loved.

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