Albert Einstein was born on this day in 1879.

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14 Mar 2018 20:16 - +3414
Hawking died on Einsteins birthday.... huh. Edit: to cut down on the full inbox of people pointing out the 1/365 chance here... my “huh” has no question mark, which I typed that way to imply that it was mildly interesting, not that I was thinking there was some cosmic meaning behind it. May the force be with you all. Nerds.
14 Mar 2018 20:54 - +2173
-Actual picture of Einstein the day he was born
14 Mar 2018 20:21 - +980
not only same day as hawking's death, but they died the same age.. crazy
14 Mar 2018 20:26 - +511
Hawking dies on Einstein’s birthday. Maybe another genius mind is born today?
14 Mar 2018 22:20 - +172
Stephen Hawking was born on the date of Galileo's death, the 8th of January. He has died on the date of Albert Einstein's birth, the 14th of March.
14 Mar 2018 21:05 - +69
This reminds me of a short story about a man. That man’s name? Albert Einstein.
14 Mar 2018 21:13 - +57
He looked so old as a baby.
14 Mar 2018 20:17 - +49
The same day that Stephen Hawking died :(
14 Mar 2018 21:04 - +27
[More from me]( || [Facebook]( || [Instagram]( ________ [PRINTS]( ________ Albert Einstein was born #OnThisDay 1879. He was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. Einstein published more than 300 scientific papers along with over 150 non-scientific works. His intellectual achievements and originality have made the word "Einstein" synonymous with "genius". He was visiting the United States when Adolf Hitler came to power in 1933 and—being Jewish—did not go back to Germany, where he had been a professor at the Berlin Academy of Sciences. He settled in the United States, becoming an American citizen in 1940. On the eve of World War II, he endorsed a letter to President Franklin D. Roosevelt alerting him to the potential development of "extremely powerful bombs of a new type" and recommending that the U.S. begin similar research. This eventually led to what would become the Manhattan Project. Einstein supported defending the Allied forces, but generally denounced the idea of using the newly discovered nuclear fission as a weapon. Later, with the British philosopher Bertrand Russell, he signed the Russell–Einstein Manifesto, which highlighted the danger of nuclear weapons. He was affiliated with the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, until his death in 1955. On 17 April 1955, Einstein experienced internal bleeding caused by the rupture of an abdominal aortic aneurysm, which had previously been reinforced surgically by Rudolph Nissen in 1948. He took the draft of a speech he was preparing for a television appearance commemorating the State of Israel's seventh anniversary with him to the hospital, but he did not live long enough to complete it. Einstein refused surgery, saying: "I want to go when I want. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share, it is time to go. I will do it elegantly." He died in Princeton Hospital early the next morning at the age of 76, having continued to work until near the end. During the autopsy, the pathologist of Princeton Hospital, Thomas Stoltz Harvey, removed Einstein's brain for preservation without the permission of his family, in the hope that the neuroscience of the future would be able to discover what made Einstein so intelligent. Einstein's remains were cremated and his ashes were scattered at an undisclosed location. In a memorial lecture delivered on 13 December 1965, at UNESCO headquarters, nuclear physicist Robert Oppenheimer summarized his impression of Einstein as a person: "He was almost wholly without sophistication and wholly without worldliness ... There was always with him a wonderful purity at once childlike and profoundly stubborn."
14 Mar 2018 20:54 - +26
Maybe Einstein was the time traveled reincarnation of Stephen Hawking.
14 Mar 2018 20:38 - +25
And both on Pi Day!
14 Mar 2018 21:26 - +16
So Einstein was born and Hawkings died on Pi Day (3/14). I like that.
14 Mar 2018 20:59 - +12
The colorization on this picture is incredible though. It looks like it's been taken yesterday.
14 Mar 2018 21:18 - +8
That is a little comforting, even if it's only a coincidence.
14 Mar 2018 20:35 - +7
14 Mar 2018 21:31 - +6
In color, Einstein looks like a normal middle aged dude!
14 Mar 2018 22:26 - +6
I recommend everyone to read Einsteins editorial 'Why Socialism?' in the monthly review. Regardless of you political leanings I believe such an incredibly well written piece will inform your political view of the world, as it did mine. Its not that long, you'll get trhough it in a few minutes.
14 Mar 2018 21:45 - +5
That mans name? Albert Einstein!
14 Mar 2018 20:49 - +4
Reminds me of two founding bro's that died on the same day. Jefferson and Adams on July 4th. Through their contentious years as rivals in Washington they found bro love.
14 Mar 2018 22:18 - +3
what an odd looking baby
14 Mar 2018 21:47 - +3
I totally forgot Einstein was born on pie
14 Mar 2018 21:46 - +3
So what this really means is... A baby born today will become Albert Hawking!
15 Mar 2018 00:12 - +3
I was also born on this day, but in 2001. Also, Its pi day (3/14 3.14)
15 Mar 2018 01:10 - +2
Happy birthday Sasha Grey 🎂
14 Mar 2018 23:49 - +2
Stephen Hawking died on this day in 2018
14 Mar 2018 22:07 - +2
One man was born today, the other died. Both amazing men. Maybe they’ll have a couple beers in heaven and admire eachother
14 Mar 2018 22:55 - +2
Today is also my birthday, and pi day! :D.
14 Mar 2018 22:12 - +2
Wow he was born looking old as fuck.
15 Mar 2018 00:56 - +2
Stephen Hawking was born on the anniversary of Galileo Galilei’s death,and died a day before the anniversary of Albert Einstein’s birth.
14 Mar 2018 22:32 - +2
And that baby's name on his birthday? Albert Einstein...
14 Mar 2018 21:57 - +2
Hey, so was I!
14 Mar 2018 22:34 - +2
And the reincarnation continues!!!
14 Mar 2018 22:59 - +2
Highly recommend this (long) article by Philip Ball in the Scientific American about Deutsche Physik, how long it took for Einstein's theories to be accepted, and how politics in the Nazi era split the German physicists of the time into several factions:
14 Mar 2018 22:36 - +2
This is like some reverse reincarnation shit.
15 Mar 2018 00:17 - +2
I was born on this day in 2003
14 Mar 2018 22:40 - +2
Steven Hawking was born on the same date that Galileo Galilei died on
15 Mar 2018 00:57 - +2
Stephen Hawking dies the day before Albert Einstein's day of birth. 🤔
14 Mar 2018 22:47 - +2
Mine too!
14 Mar 2018 21:52 - +2
Science Giveth, Science Taketh Away.

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