Albert Einstein’s birthday was a couple of weeks ago, but today we have a belated celebration. MinutePhysics has finally finished its series on Einstein’s “wonder year” discoveries of 1905. In the last video, we began learning about the Special Theory of Relativity. This time, we find out how that theory leads to the most famous … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 4)

In 1905, when he was 26 years old, Albert Einstein rocked the scientific world with a series of papers that changed our understanding of the nature of the universe. At MinutePhysics, the celebration continues: More Einstein Videos Happy Birthday, Einstein! Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 2) Want to help your kids learn math? Claim your free … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 3)

Today would be Albert Einstein’s 133rd birthday. At MinutePhysics, the celebration continues: More Einstein Videos Happy Birthday, Einstein! Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 3) Want to help your kids learn math? Claim your free 24-page problem-solving booklet, and sign up to hear about new books, revisions, and sales or other promotions.

March 14th is Pi Day, and it’s also Albert Einstein’s birthday. In honor of Einstein, MinutePhysics is posting a series of videos on his “wonder year” of 1905, when he published several papers that eventually earned him the Nobel Prize. More Einstein Videos Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 2) Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 3) Want to … Continue reading Happy Birthday, Einstein!

Don’t forget that Pi Day is also Albert Einstein’s birthday! And this year marks the 100th anniversary of his Theory of General Relativity. So Science Magazine has a special Einstein issue online, featuring this interactive comic: You may also enjoy: the Happy Birthday, Einstein! video series Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part 2) Happy Birthday, Einstein (Part … Continue reading Happy Birthday, General Relativity

It can be of no practical use to know that Pi is irrational, but if we can know, it surely would be intolerable not to know. — Edward Titchmarsh I don’t remember anyone ever mentioning Pi Day when I was in school, but any excuse to celebrate math sounds like fun. March 14 at 1:59 … Continue reading Happy Pi Day I