Stuff You Should Know About Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein is one of history's most well-known scientists -- but how did he become so famous? Tune in to learn more about Einstein, from his theories to his early life and more.

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Assignment Discovery: Einstein and General Relativity

On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," Albert Einstein was a revolutionary thinker, and his theory of general relativity brought a new understanding to the concept of gravity.


On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," Albert Einstein was a revolutionary thinker, and his theory of general relativity brought a new understanding to the concept of gravity.
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Assignment Discovery: Einstein and General Relativity

Albert Einstein was born in 1879 in southern Germany. Learn more biographical information about Albert Einstein on Discovery channel's "Assignment Discovery."
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Assignment Discovery: Einstein's Early Years

Explained first by Albert Einstein, a geodesic is the shape in which planets orbit the sun and warp space in time in that path.
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Assignment Discovery: Geodesic Shape

On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," learn about, what is perhaps, Albert Einstein's most startling conclusion, the mass-energy equivalence formula or E=mc squared. It states that energy and mass are linked with the speed of light.
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Assignment Discovery: Mass Energy Equivalence Formula

On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," learn how Edwin Hubble's observations coupled with Einstein's theory of relativity have led to the Big Bang theory.
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Assignment Discovery: Relativity and Big Bang Theory

The more mass a star or planet has, the more steeply it bends space-time around it. Learn more about space-time on Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery."
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Assignment Discovery: Space Time

On Discovery Channel's "Assignment Discovery," renowned physicist Stephen Hawking attempts to marry quantum theorists and Einstein loyalists to try and show them that both ideas and formulas work.
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Assignment Discovery: Stephen Hawking and Black Holes

Paul Brown and the Gallery 63 team try their luck at auctioning off this personalized handwritten letter from Albert Einstein.
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Auction Kings: Einstein Letter Auction

How many people can say that a major historical figure wrote THEM a thank-you note? Find out whom Albert Einstein thanked and why.
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Auction Kings: Einstein's Thanks

A mad scientist charged with Einstein's autopsy forms a strange obsession with the organ.
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Dark Matters: Einsteins Brain

Quantum mechanics and general relatively spring to life when Stephen Hawking's string theory is demystified in this clip from the Science Channel's "Sci-Fi Saved My Life" series.
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Sci-Fi Saved My Life: String Theory

Einstein's Theory of Relativity says that time travel is perfectly possible. But only if you're going forward. Does time travel currently exist through the use of GPS?
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Through the Wormhole: The Time Keeper

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