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- Einstein, Albert 1879-1955. German-born American theoretical physicist whose special and general theories of relativity revolutionized modern thought on the nature of space and time and formed a theoretical base for the exploitation of atomic energy. He won a 1921 Nobel Prize for his explanation of the photoelectric effect.
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- proper n. Albert Einstein, the world-famous 20th Century theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity.
- proper n. A surname.
- n. An extremely clever or intelligent person.
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- n. physicist born in Germany who formulated the special theory of relativity and the general theory of relativity; Einstein also proposed that light consists of discrete quantized bundles of energy (later called photons) (1879-1955)
- n. someone who has exceptional intellectual ability and originality
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I often wonder where the next einstein will come from because Einstein would have been in remedials in American education.
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Einstein established this feature as a requirement for any physical theory, hence the term ˜Einstein causality™.
It states that “we have reviewed that opinion and agree that the operation of the EINSTEIN 2.0 program complies with” those provisions, which I guess isn’t to be assumed nowadays, and also goes on to conclude that operation of Einstein does not run afoul of state wiretapping or communications privacy laws.
He disclosed that he did not learn to read until the age of eight and that despite earning the nickname "Einstein" at school he was never more than half way up his class.
The same principles and the same methods used in "Einstein," Hubble, VLT, and Chandra are being utilized.
Yet Ms. Wertheim has convinced me that I may be too hasty in pre-emptively dismissing some of these outsiders, especially the central character of her story—a man she calls the Einstein of outsiders, Jim Carter.
“The Great Einstein is coming to America soon with Dr. Weizmann, our Zionist Chief,” he wrote to his mother-in-law.
Einstein is generally considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century.
Einstein is just three days old, after being born on Friday at a farm in Barnstead, New Hampshire.