Albert Einstein: Interesting stories

Albert Einstein
Mar 14, 1879 – Apr 18, 1955 = 76 years old
Who is that who doesn’t know Albert Einstein? He was born in Germany and was a theoretical physicist. He received Noble Prize for the discovery of the law of photoelectric effect in 1921. That is why he is often known as Father of Modern Physics. He escaped Nazi Germany where he was a professor in Berlin Academy of Sciences in 1933 and settled down in the USA, and became a US citizen in 1940. He has published 300 scientific papers and 150 non-scientific works. He was a talented boy since his childhood. His intelligence made Einstein synonymous with the word genius. He was contemporary of Niels Bohr.

Here are some short stories about Albert Einstein.

(1) One day during a speaking tour, Albert Einstein’s driver, who often sat at the back of the hall during his lectures, remarked that he could probably give the lecture himself, having heard it so many times. Sure enough, at the next stop on the tour, Einstein and the driver switched places, with Einstein sitting at the back in his driver’s uniform and his driver driving the car as Einstein. Having delivered a flawless lecture, the driver was asked a difficult question by a member of the audience. “Well, the answer to that question is quite simple,” he casually replied. “I bet even my driver, sitting up at the back there, can answer it!”

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