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Biographical entry Einstein, Albert (1879 - 1955)

Born
14 March 1879
Germany
Died
18 April 1955
Occupation
Theoretical physicist

Summary

Albert Einstein was the originator of the special and general theories of relativity, 1905 and 1916, which assumed the constancy of speed of light in a vacuum, particle-like properties of light and relativity of motion and rest. He worked in Germany and the USA.

Archival resources

National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection

  • Albert Einstein - Records, 1901 - 1955; National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection. Details

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Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.