On March 14 Albert Einstein was born…

On March 14, 1879 Albert Einstein was born.

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Albert Einstein
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The German-born physicist is best known for his groundbreaking contributions to the world of physic, particularly the general theory of relativity — which focused on gravity in regards to time and space, and additionally quantum mechanics. Furthermore, Einstein cemented himself in pop culture with his equation E = mc square (mass-energy equivalence). He was awarded the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics, as well as named in 1999 by Time magazine as “The Person of the Century.” In his personal life, Einstein was a lover of music, and strong supporter of civil rights.

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