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					        EINSTEIN:
HIS SCIENCE AND HIS LIFE
Einstein Documents and Images:
Many displayed for the first time
•   Physics (Relativity + much more)
•   Impact on our World
•   Wives, children, mistresses
•   McCarthyism, Pacifism + FBI file
•   War and The Bomb
•   A Unified World Government
•   Israel and the Arabs
   EINSTEIN:
 GREAT PHYSICS,
GREAT HUMANITY
SURVEY: WHO WAS EINSTEIN?
Fame
Report Card
Family
   My little kitten,
       I have just read
the most marvelous paper on the
 production of cathode rays by
        ultraviolet light.
EINSTEIN SIMPLIFIED
   Part I: His Work/ Implications

LIGHT, MATTER, TIME, ENERGY…
 AND GRAVITY
molecules: DNA, GENOMICS
electronics: COMPUTERS
fission: NUCLEAR POWER,BOMBS
fusion: STARS
gravity:the UNIVERSE
       Part II: His Life:
    Humanity/Contradictions
*PACIFIST ATOMIC BOMB
  ……GODFATHER??
*SOCIALISTWWII STAUNCHLY
  AMERICANHUGE FBI FILE/ANTI-
  McCARTHY
*NOT RELIGIOUSJEWISH,ISRAEL,
 HEBREW U.
*WARM, GENTLE CHAOTIC FAMILY
 Special Relativity
 Brownian Motion
Photoelectric Effect   }1905
Brownian Motion
      Relativity:
     Space~Time
   Energy = Matter
Gravity = 4D Geometry
        The Speed of Light is Constant…
           FOR ALL OBSERVERS!




Albert Michelson + AE+Millikin at Caltech 1931
        Einstein on Relativity
• A pretty girl sits in your lap for an hour-it
  seems like just a minute

• You sit on a hot stove for a minute- it seems
  like an hour

• …that’s relativity
EINSTEIN’S GRAVITY-1915
EINSTEIN SIMPLIFIED…BUT NOT TOO MUCH
Observational Proof
The Carnegie Observatories. From left to right: Milton Humason,
      Edwin Hubble, Charles St. John, Albert Michelson,
      Albert Einstein, W. W. Campbell, and Walter Adam
"Nature and Nature's laws lay hid in night:
  God said 'Let Newton be.' and all was
  light." (Alexander Pope)

"It did not last: the Devil shouting 'Ho.
  Let Einstein be.' restored the status quo.
(Sir John Collings Squire)
Gravitational Lensing
• “What really interests
  me is whether God had
  any choice in the
  creation of the world."
  --Albert Einstein
  A BLACK HOLE “TEARS”
       SPACETIME


• BLACK HOLE
               • OUR SUN
HOW TO DETECT BLACK HOLES




      X-ray binary (artist’s
     impression)
• The most incomprehensible
  thing about the world is that it
  is at all comprehensible." --
  Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
   My Favorite sport is sailing…
because it’s the sport which requires the least energy
Pacifism/Naziism/the Bomb
Einstein in America
Letter to FDR
FDR Reply
E=mc2  About 1 Kg conversion
      of matter to energy
E = mc2
Israel/Ben-Gurion
               An Offer he Refused
I am deeply moved by the offer from our State of
  Israel, and at once saddened and ashamed that I
    cannot accept it. All my life I have dealt with
  objective matters, hence I lack both the natural
 aptitude and the experience to deal properly with
    people and to exercise official functions. For
 these reasons alone I should be unsuited to fulfill
  the duties of that high office, even if advancing
   age was not making increasing inroads on my
                       strength.
I am the more distressed over these circumstances
 because my relationship to the Jewish people has
  become my strongest human bond, ever since I
   became fully aware of our precarious situation
           among the nations of the world.
     Translation: Albert Einstein Archives, The
      Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel
Association with “subversives”
1,800 page FBI file (www.fbi.gov)




            Who is this
            Subversive
                ?
C. Chaplin’s `City Lights’
    January 30, 1931
His Legacy: Explaining the Universe,
    A “WORK IN PROGRESS”
I have no special talents.
 I am only passionately
       curious. ...

				
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