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The best genius of the world: Albert Einstein
Albert was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). While best known for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed "the world''s most famous equation"), Albert Einstein 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".
Einstein was visiting the United States when Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933 and did not go back to Germany, where he had been a professor at the Berlin Academy of Sciences. Albert Einstein settled in the U.S., becoming an American citizen in 1940. On the eve of World War II, he endorsed a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt alerting him to the potential development of "extremely powerful bombs of a new type" and recommending that the U.S. begin similar research. This eventually led to what would become the Manhattan Project. Einstein supported defending the Allied forces, but largely denounced using the new discovery of nuclear fission as a weapon. Later, with the British philosopher Bertrand Russell, He signed the Russell–Einstein Manifesto, which highlighted the danger of nuclear weapons. Albert was affiliated with the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, until his death in 1955.
Albert Einstein published more than 300 scientific papers along with over 150 non-scientific works.
Albert Einstein''s great intellectual achievements and originality have made the word "Einstein" synonymous with genius.
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