# Albert Einstein

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**Baby Einstein**

Albert Einstein as a young child

**Professor Einstein**

Albert Einstein at work in his study, 1920

**At the Chalkboard**

Albert Einstein in 1921

**Old Einstein**

Albert Einstein in 1947

**Fathers of the Bomb**

Albert Einstein and J. Robert Oppenheirmer, leader of the secret Manhattan Project that developed the world's first atomic bomb

**Citizen Einstein**

Albert Einstein obtains his American citizenship, 1940

**Dramatic Proof**

Photograph of the 1919 solar eclipse that helped to prove Einstein's general theory of relativity.

**Swiss Patent Clerk**

Albert Einstein at work in the Swiss Patent Office, 1904

**"Annus Mirabilis"**

Albert Einstein in 1905, the year he published a series of groundbreaking articles that revolutionized theoretical physics.

**Volume 17**

In 1905, the German *Annalen Der Physik* was the world's leading physics journal. Albert Einstein, then a young man working in the Swiss patent office, published three separate revolutionary articles in the journal's volume 17.

**The Equation**

Einstein's hand-scrawled mathematical proof points toward E=mc2.

**On the Cover**

Einstein on the cover of *Time* magazine, 1929

**Goofy Einstein**

The famous physicist sticks his tongue out at a photographer, 1951.