Einstein, Albert

Albert Einstein

 (1879-1955)

Albert Einstein ( /ˈælbərt ˈnstn/; German: [ˈalbɐt ˈaɪnʃtaɪn]  ( listen); 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who discovered the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics.[2] He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics “for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect“.[3] The latter was pivotal in establishing quantum theory within physics.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albert_Einstein

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