# Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein - Biographical Profile

A brief overview of Albert Einstein's life and work, as well as other information surrounding the popular scientific figure

Einstein's Theory of Relativity

An overview of Einstein's Theory of Relativity. Learn about special relativity & general relativity, including the Lorentz transformations that make them possible.

Books about Albert Einstein & Relativity

Albert Einstein is one of the most compelling figures in all of physics, and there are a wide range of books that explore his life and scientific achievements. This list, by no means comprehensive, demonstrates some intriguing resources for learning more about Albert Einstein.

Photographs of Albert Einstein

A collection of various photos featuring the most famous physicist in history, Albert Einstein.

The Photoelectric Effect

A description of the photoelectric effect and its significance, which includes crushing the classical wave theory of light, Einstein's first publication, Einstein's only Nobel Prize, and one of the major steps in developing quantum mechanics.

NOVA: Einstein's Big Idea

This PBS Nova 2-hour special episode provides a narrative of how Albert Einstein developed his famous equation, E=mc<sup>2</sup>, from the origins of energy to Einstein's brilliant insight.

Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson

Walter Isaacson writes a wonderful biography of Albert Einstein, ranging from the personal to the professional. Find out more here.

Edu-Manga Albert Einstein

A biography of Albert Einstein written in the Japanese comic style of manga.

Movie Review: I.Q.

A review of the romantic comedy I.Q. starring Tim Robbins, Meg Ryan, and Walter Matthau as Albert Einstein.