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The old maxim states that “behind every great man stands a great woman.” But when it comes to the “First Ladies” of science, it’s little more complicated than that.
A huge online archive of over 5,000 documents from the life of Albert Einstein reveals his deepest personal feelings on love, the birth of his child and his desire for peace during World War One, as well as the process through which he arrived at his theory of relativity.
By Corinne Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Albert Einstein had half a dozen girlfriends and told his wife they showered him with "unwanted" affection, according to letters released on Monday that shed light on his extra-marital affairs.
By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Albert Einstein was the outstanding genius of the 20th century, but he was also an ordinary man who had many affairs during his two marriages.
He stopped traffic on Fifth Avenue like the Beatles or Marilyn Monroe. He could've been president of Israel or played violin at Carnegie Hall, but he was too busy thinking. His musings on God, love and the meaning of life grace our greeting cards and day-timers. Fifty years after his death, his shock of white hair and droopy mustache still symbolize genius. Who else could it be but Albert Einstein?
In 1905, at the age of 26 and four years before he was able to get a job as a professor of physics, Einstein published five of the most important papers in the history of science -- all written in his "spare time." His ideas, we're told, were improbably far ahead of other scientists. He must have come from some other planet--maybe the same one Newton grew up on.