Mathematician:Albert Einstein

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Mathematician

German-born mathematician and physicist. Probably the most famous scientist of all time.


Nationality

German


History

  • Born: 14 March 1879, Ulm, Württemberg, Germany
  • Died: 18 April 1955, Princeton, New Jersey, USA


Theorems and Definitions

Results named for Albert Einstein can be found here.


Publications


Notable Quotes

But there is another reason for the high repute of mathematics: it is mathematics that offers the exact natural sciences a certain measure of security which, without mathematics, they could not attain.
-- Quoted in 1937: Eric Temple Bell: Men of Mathematics: They Say: What Say They? : Let Them Say


How can it be that mathematics, being after all a product of human thought independent of existence, is so admirably adapted to the objects of reality?
-- Quoted in 1937: Eric Temple Bell: Men of Mathematics: They Say: What Say They? : Let Them Say


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