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Questions about the German-born theoretical physicist, Albert Einstein.

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How did Albert Einstein treat women? [duplicate]

The articles on the internet are showing that, Einstein was a misogynist who attempted to control his wife’s every move and even got caught up in many love affairs being married, without any proper ...
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Which of these quotes are actually Einstein's (if any)?

Two very similar-sounding quotes have come to my ear, both supposedly said by Albert Einstein. The first quote is: “If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.” ― ...
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Einstein's World War IV quote? [closed]

“I know not with what weapons World War III will be fought, but World War IV will be fought with sticks and stones.” What exactly was the historical context of this statement he made, and what ...
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Is there any evidence that Mileva Marić (first wife of Albert Einstein) had the knowledge to build an atomic bomb herself?

Mileva Marić was the subject of the episode "Out of Time" of the TV show DC's Legends of Tomorrow. I'd like to know if her portrayal is historically accurate. As a result of a rogue time traveler, a ...
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Did Albert Einstein really receive this rejection letter from the University of Bern?

I saw this image on Facebook and I usually take what's posted there with a grain of salt. I have reversed image searched and googled, but with no luck. I'm curious about the authenticity surrounding ...
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Did Einstein really say this quote about time?

This quote is commonly attributed to Albert Einstein: The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once. However, there are many cases of quotes misattributed to Einstein. ...
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Suffragettes vs. Einstein

A long time ago -- either when I was in school, or via some documentary -- I learned that Einstein had to face a public immigration hearing in 1933 [edit: probably it was a naturalization hearing in ...