Albert Einstein Facts – 100 Curious Facts About Albert Einstein

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Fun facts about Albert Einstein

Einstein moved to U.S and worked in Princeton, New Jersey, for the rest of his life.

When Einstein moved to U.S. permanently, he never went back to Germany as he knew that it was no longer a safe place for Jews.

Einstein was awarded the Franklin medal in 1935 by the Franklin Institute for his work on photo electric effect and relativity.

On the Eve of World War 2, Albert Einstein wrote a letter to US President Roosevelt to tell that nuclear chain reaction could be achieved in 1939.

Albert Einstein was working on a unified theory during his final years. A theory that would explain entire universe and all physics laws, bringing them into a single framework. However it remained unfinished at the time of his death in 1955.

Einstein suffered an abdominal aortic anuerysm, he was taken to the hospital but refused surgery and said that “It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share, it is time to go. I will do it elegantly.”

The newly discovered element was given the named ‘einsteinium’ in Einstein’s honor when he died in 1955.

He was names as “Person of the Century” by Time magazine.

Albert Einstein brain weighed 1230 g, when it was removed after his death. It was less than the average adult brain, which is 1,400 g.

One of Einstein’s two sons was sent to asylum when he was diagnosed with schizophrenia.