Presentation on theme: "Albert Einstein Mrs. Bisset November 15, 2005. Biography Information Born March 14 1879 - Ulm, Germany, died April 18 1955, Princeton, USA Became a Swiss."— Presentation transcript:
Biography Information Born March 14 1879 - Ulm, Germany, died April 18 1955, Princeton, USA Became a Swiss citizen Attended the Zurich Polytechnic, graduated in 1900 as a teacher of mathematics and physics Earned a doctorate from the University of Zurich in 1905
Contributions Researched terms of the tensor calculus, called the general theory of relativity Predicted how a ray of a starlight, passing near the Sun, would appear bent, in the direction of the Sun Principle of equivalence Nobel Prize winner in 1921
Bibliography Information taken from: http://www.sci.hkbu.edu.hk/scilab/math/einstein.html http://www.sci.hkbu.edu.hk/scilab/math/einstein.html
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