# Facts About Albert Einstein

For years, the story went around that Albert Einstein failed math. This is simply untrue. What he did fail was his university entrance exam. The fact is, young Albert took the exam at age 16 as somewhat of a prodigy and scored outstanding marks in Math and Science, but failed the other general education sections. He went back for another year of schooling and was admitted to university at age 17.

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Einstein was said to be a very slow talker as a child. He is said to not have begun speaking until around the age of five, which worried his parents into believing that he might be "slow." Today the term "Einstein Syndrome" is used to categorize exceptionally bright children who display a delay in speech.

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Albert Einstein in 1893 (age 14). From Euclid, Einstein began to understand deductive reasoning, and by the age of twelve, he had learned Euclidean geometry. Soon after he began to investigate infinitesimal calculus. At age 16, he performed the first of his famous thought experiments in which he visualized traveling alongside a beam of light.

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Albert Einstein: We're still working through his contributions. He still lives in the spirit of Princeton, town which I love.

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10 Amazing and Interesting facts about Albert Einstein Albert Einstein is known as one of the most remarkable physicist of all times. In this post we have gathered 10 incredible facts about Albert Einstein. http://factsnmyths.com/facts-about-albert-einstein

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ALBERT EINSTEIN (1879-1955). <br>German theoretical physicist. photographed with Mileva Maric in Zurich, Switzerland, 1911.

We all know the basics about Albert Einstein. He was one of the greatest scientists of all time. He came up with the theory of relativity. He was born in Germany but moved to America, where he died in 1955. And yes, he rocked a wild hairdo. But ov...

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