CUNY CISC 3310 - Greatest Scientists (21 pages)

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Cisc 3310 - Principles of Computer Architecture

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THE THREE GREATEST SCIENTISTS OF THE 20TH CENTURY Alexandru Baiasu Nadia Cadogan Shoham Zohar Guess Who We are and What We Invented Albert Einstein By Nadia Cadogan A Genius is Born On March 14 1879 in Ulm Germany Albert Einstein was born Who later became one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century who took us far beyond ideas of mathematics space and time As a young boy Einstein received a compass from his father which provoked the start of his journey to explore the world His fascination began with the fact that the magnetic needle moved about by some hidden force rather than by a force of movement such as touch or contact At an early age Einstein taught himself the fundamentals of mathematics and physics The Greatest Discoveries In 1905 Einstein s Special Theory of Relativity is born At age 26 Albert formulates the equation E mc2 as he applies his theory to mass and energy The basis for this Paper was written when he was only 16 years old Albert also wrote two other papers this same year The second was the theory of relativity and the third concerned statistical mechanics By 1915 the General Theory of Relativity research is completed and the year to follow it was published The Nobel Prize in Physics was awarded to him in 1921 Einstein s Special Theory of Relativity In Conclusion Recognized in his lifetime for his many achievements Einstein was labeled The Greatest Scientist of the 20th Century On April 18 1955 Einstein died of a heart attack Contributing his life the science of Physics and with his request his brain was donated to science and his body was cremated and the ashes spread over a near by river Tim Berners Lee by Alexandru Baiasu The Original Internet The Beginning 30 years before the World Wide Web became a reality its precursor the Internet came into being The Internet began as a military project during the Cold War on October 15 1957 ARPANET was created at the end 1969 Computers had the possibility to send and receive messages over ARPANET



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