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Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein did not talk until he was three-years old. He was always a kind of a rebellious youngster and made only ordinary marks in school. After graduating from college, he could not get a job as a scientist or as a science teacher. To make a living, he was forced to hire himself out as a science tutor.

Although he showed little interest in the field of physics prior to the time, at twenty-six he became completely engrossed it in. At that young age, Einstein developed four theories that were destined to change physics forever. In these his work, Einstein presented the fundamentals of quantum physics, changed both atomic theory and statistical mechanics and, his most monumental achievement, presented the theory of special relativity.

Einstein, who at the time was an unknown in the world of elite scientists, was forced to present his theories at a...

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