8 Interesting Facts About Albert Einstein

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Albert Einstein is perhaps the most famous scientist of all time. Both his image and brilliant work on theoretical physics live on today and he serves as an inspiration to young scientists around the world. Here are some interesting facts about Einstein.


1
Einstein's great breakthroughs came from visual experiments performed in his head rather than the lab.

2
Einstein was a slow learner as a child and spoke very slowly.

3
The pathologist who made Einstein body's autopsy stole his brain and kept it in a jar for 20 years.

4
Einstein was offered the presidency of Israel which he politely declined.

5
Einstein Failed his University Entrance Exam and had to reapply a year later.

6
Einstein was famous for having a bad memory. He could not remember names, dates, and phone numbers.

7
Albert Einstein's brain had a parietal lobe that was 15% larger than the average brain.

8
Albert Einstein denounced segregation, calling it a "disease of white people" and worked against racism in America.