Abstract
Albert Einstein is one of the most known scientists that ever walked the Earth. He created theories that seemed to completely change the idea people have on the world and its characteristics. Einstein was able to form equations that explained how the earth worked and why it worked the way that it did. His early years were a little sketchy, but when he realized that his passion for physics and mathematics overpowered everything else, it all seemed to fall into place for him. Einstein was a very hardworking and focused man, but seemed to only be able to focus on the things he was passionate about. Throughout his life, Einstein wondered if he was crazy or if people were crazy for not understanding him. His scientific life and personal life both became complicated, but overall, the impact he made is astonishing and will continue to be reflected on throughout the centuries. Albert Einstein accomplished many things in the years he had and is continuing to have an important presence in the scientific world. Throughout this essay, it is seen that Einstein’s thoughts have changed the overall idea that everyone had about the way the earth, space, and time worked.


Albert Einstein was considered one of the greatest physicists of all time, and this wasn't for just any reason. The influence he made in the world of science is remarkable and unforgettable. Einstein wasn't just known as the crazy-haired mad scientist that you see on the front of t-shirts. He was also a philosopher and humanist who was heavily interested in the affairs of the world. Known as the creator of the Theory of Relativity, the impact Einstein made on the world affected the way people view and understand the world and their place in it. So can it be said that Einstein really is the "Greatest Jew since Jesus"?
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Württemberg, Germany. He was born into a traditionally Jewish family and lived with his mother, father, and sister. His father, Hermann Einstein, was a salesman and engineer, while his mother was a stay-at-home wife who ran the family household. Einstein had a sister also, Maja, who was two years younger than himself. When Einstein entered elementary school, he often felt alienated and struggled making friends. He had speech challenges which caused him to be treated unfairly by the teachers and other students. By being forced to have independence, Einstein developed a strong passion for classical music and playing the violin. But although he did have these passions, his deep inquisitiveness and inquiry was calling his name. One of his parents' friends tutored Einstein and introduced him to the science he had soon come to admire. After Einstein and his family moved to Italy in the 1890s and he dropped out of school, Einstein faced military duty, but quickly withdrew using a doctor's note stating that he had nervous exhaustion. Because of this, Einstein's parents became very concerned about his future as a school drop-out and a draft dodger. Although his parents thought this, it did not stop him from thriving on his passion of science. Einstein was admitted to the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich due to his high mathematics and physics scores on an entrance exam. During this time, Einstein could not easily bring himself to study what did not interest him. This brought his professors into a dislike of Einstein. Although this had occurred, Einstein continued learning firsthand the works of great pioneers in science and philosophy. While dedicating hours to his studies, Einstein still found time to meet and fall in love with his soon to be wife at the time, Mileva Maric. They married against the will of her families in Berne in 1903. They then had two kids who go by the names of Hans Albert and Eduard. Many people still think today that Maric made a great contribution to Einstein's Theory of Relativity during this time, but there isn't any proof or written records proving that she was involved. Although she didn't help him in the way people claim she did, her personal and intellectual relationship with Einstein played an important role in his career. Through the years, Einstein and Maric drifted apart, leading