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Why Einstein Couldn’t Get a Job for 9 Years

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    Chapters:
    0:00 Intro
    1:09 Einstein fails to get into college
    1:40 Einstein’s grades at Zurich Polytechnic
    2:02 Einstein irritates his university professors
    2:51 Meeting Mileva Maric and illegitimate daughter Lieserl
    4:40 Einstein fails to get a job
    6:34 Working as a third-rate patent clerk
    8:18 The ‘miracle’ year in 1905 starting with the photoelectric effect paper
    9:10 Brownian Motion
    9:40 Special theory of relativity
    10:55 E = MC2
    11:26 Einstein still struggles to get a job following 1905 papers
    12:52 Falling in love with his Berlin cousin
    13:09 Einstein and wife divorce
    13:57 General theory of relativity
    15:22 How the sun warps starlight
    16:02 Einstein’s controversial character
    17:21 Dropping the atomic bomb
    18:25 Einstein troubled by quantum entanglement
    19:05 Struggle to find a uniform field theory
    Special thanks to Soojin Han for permission to feature her performance of Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 3
    Full video of the performance • Mozart Violin Concerto...
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    Sources:
    Lipoid Gymnasium, Einstein’s high school in Germany: Rufus46, CC BY-SA 3.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/... via Wikimedia Commons
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    Italian cemetery where Hermann Einstein is buried: Paolobon140, CC BY-SA 4.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/... via Wikimedia Commons
    Rijksmuseum Boerhaave in Leiden, Netherlands showcasing Einstein’s fountain pen Museum Boerhaave, CC BY-SA 4.0 creativecommons.org/licenses/... via Wikimedia Commons
    NASA’s animation of how the sun warps starlight
    Animator: Scott Wiessinger
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  • @Newsthink
    @Newsthink  หลายเดือนก่อน +36

    *What other biographies would you like to see?*
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    • @Unknown31212
      @Unknown31212 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      Nikola Tesla, I'm not sure if it's been covered already, im pretty new to the channel

    • @FunkyKnight96
      @FunkyKnight96 หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      Please make a video about John von Neumann. He was one of the smartest scientists of the 20th century in terms of raw intelligence. He was a polymath with a photographic memory who, at six years old, could divide two eight-digit numbers in his head and converse in Ancient Greek.

    • @FunkyKnight96
      @FunkyKnight96 หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Geniuses of his era called him a genius. For example, George Dantzig, who accidentally solved two famous unsolved problems in statistics because he was late to class and thought they were homework. The story of von Neumann's genius goes like this:
      When George Dantzig brought von Neumann an unsolved problem in linear programming "as I would to an ordinary mortal", on which there had been no published literature, he was astonished when von Neumann said "Oh, that!", before offhandedly giving a lecture of over an hour, explaining how to solve the problem using the hitherto unconceived theory of duality.

    • @AndyNastas40403
      @AndyNastas40403 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Bram Stoker's Dracula, the iconic 1897 tale of a vampire from Transylvania, is often thought to be inspired by a formidable 15th-century governor from present-day Romania named Vlad the Impaler.= VLAD TzEPES fighting Ottoman Empire.

    • @onlytywun
      @onlytywun หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      robert boyle or humphry davy

  • @adamshinbrot
    @adamshinbrot 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +92

    It might be apocryphal, but I heard a story that later in life Einstein thanked the Swiss patent office for not giving him enough work to do so he had time to pursue his own ideas.

    • @hg6996
      @hg6996 5 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      I also heard of it.

    • @kren4449
      @kren4449 4 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      Based

    • @yanair2091
      @yanair2091 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Yes, you heard it in this video.

    • @StevenArmstrong-yn1mm
      @StevenArmstrong-yn1mm วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      Maybe he just stole them

    • @patinho5589
      @patinho5589 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      All destiny.

  • @costafilh0
    @costafilh0 16 วันที่ผ่านมา +258

    People: "Why don't you get a job?"
    Me: "Einstein couldn’t get a job for nine years!"

    • @MrSpock-sm3dd
      @MrSpock-sm3dd 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

      actually 2 years, she meant "at the university"

    • @costafilh0
      @costafilh0 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      @@MrSpock-sm3dd it was a joke. G

    • @icsecrets172
      @icsecrets172 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      Couldn't get ??? Do you really believe that ??? I believe that the true behind of this is that , he was thinking that he is a genius ,that why deep inside hem was a type of pride , who did not allow hem to work for others , when all he wish it was that others to wark for his self . He was maybe little bit lasy also ,that why he was not very good at school too . But being lasy or become accidentally a genius is not the same think . We have in the ward a lot of genius inventers who was at school not very good a lot . But no one want to make them fill like genius, not even after death . Just enter on Google search and type Romanian inventors to see what they invented , than after that ask your self , why no one even mention their names , what may be the differences.

    • @MrAB-wf5sf
      @MrAB-wf5sf 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@icsecrets172 what does it mean ,can u write conclusion

    • @icsecrets172
      @icsecrets172 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@MrAB-wf5sf Sorry . If i will do that will be to easy for you to understand .

  • @paulg444
    @paulg444 หลายเดือนก่อน +497

    a lesson to every professor, the best and brightest, the most inquisitive and curious, are not necessarily the A students.

    • @rodneyh1947
      @rodneyh1947 หลายเดือนก่อน +56

      Grades are only a snapshot, peoples understanding and thought process can evolve overtime, a lot of people let the grades stop them from pursuing it without realizing they have potential.

    • @AndreasDelleske
      @AndreasDelleske หลายเดือนก่อน +8

      Note: May not apply if the teachers, professors are open-minded, inquisitive and curious themselves.

    • @winmen5279
      @winmen5279 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +16

      tbh, I think its more of a mistake on Einstein part than professors rejecting him. you're saying this from hindsight bias

    • @leexingha
      @leexingha 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      how come they could see if they dont have the eye for it?

    • @chiensyang
      @chiensyang 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

      So the woke schools changing the grading standard were on the correct side of educational history?

  • @qwertyuuytrewq825
    @qwertyuuytrewq825 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +76

    Some say it is hard to find job today )
    100 years ago it took 9 years and 4 revolutionary publications to get position according to your degree

    • @georgerevell5643
      @georgerevell5643 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      I'm guna make a meme on what you said here lol

    • @zetanta8490
      @zetanta8490 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Dew it

    • @warrioremperor6320
      @warrioremperor6320 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

      No idiot he made his job givers angry

    • @tretolien1195
      @tretolien1195 4 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      We are talking professor positions, these still require similar or more work now than then when you keep in mind that most people did not see his papers as revolutionary at first.

    • @danstrick3314
      @danstrick3314 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

      today you just have to be a minority so the company can claim some WOTC credits or match the DEI quote.

  • @petarswift5089
    @petarswift5089 หลายเดือนก่อน +122

    Little known fact. After he published the Special Relativity papers, he applied for a job in the Balkans in the Kingdom of Serbia as a university professor in Belgrade. But he was rejected because of the language barrier and not speaking Serbian.

    • @FPSIreland2
      @FPSIreland2 หลายเดือนก่อน +20

      Lucky Einstein

    • @tgrujic1487
      @tgrujic1487 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      @@FPSIreland2such an unnecessary comment

    • @69Kevrod2012
      @69Kevrod2012 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      Can't find any reference of it, also doesn't sound too credible given Serbia close ties to Germany at the time and Germany's general prestige in physics I doubt it would be much different than teaching physics in English nowadays!

    • @petarswift5089
      @petarswift5089 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      It is a question for the collective West because it is about ignoring. Fortunately, Einstein's archives are still mostly located in the East, in Israel. In his early stage he was on good terms with the Serbian community through his first wife. You probably never heard that he got the idea for Str during a visit to Serbia and the Balkans. You should keep in mind that the United States met him for the first time only after his emigration and when he gained media attention from the national media there. The relations between Serbia and Germany at the beginning of the 20th century were better than the relations between Austria-Hungary and Serbia.

    • @69Kevrod2012
      @69Kevrod2012 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      @@petarswift5089 yeah that's why I question your assertion that the language barrier was the reason he didn't teach in Serbia, which you didn't address weirdly!

  • @fanalysis6734
    @fanalysis6734 19 วันที่ผ่านมา +28

    "besides her modest looks" c'mon man

  • @krox477
    @krox477 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +14

    Imagine we had Instagram and Facebook at that time he would be distracted all the time

  • @michaelblankenau6598
    @michaelblankenau6598 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +87

    The world is grateful that Einstein’s parents didn’t name him Frank .

    • @feynstein1004
      @feynstein1004 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      Damn 😂😂😂

    • @darshandev1754
      @darshandev1754 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      🤣🤣🤣 took me a while
      you frankenstein

    • @numbersix8919
      @numbersix8919 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      I didn't get this joke. Happy DAD Day!

    • @jeffbenton6183
      @jeffbenton6183 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      ​@@darshandev1754I didn't get it at all, even though the association between "Frank" and Frankenstein was swimming in my head

    • @__logan__duvalier__
      @__logan__duvalier__ 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

      LOL

  • @vit3869
    @vit3869 หลายเดือนก่อน +40

    One of your best documentaries yet. Longer, more in-depth=better.

    • @zetristan4525
      @zetristan4525 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger🎶

    • @VeganSemihCyprus33
      @VeganSemihCyprus33 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      He was a fraud. Now let's watch something that actually teaches some crucial wisdom 👉 The Connections (2021) [short documentary] 🔥

    • @theJosenOne-nx2vn
      @theJosenOne-nx2vn วันที่ผ่านมา

      10 minutes is perfect length for anything on TH-cam

  • @coastofkonkan
    @coastofkonkan หลายเดือนก่อน +67

    How many genuiuses go unnoticed & how many go waste due to politics or inter personal issues or even plain discrimination

    • @yannickclaes90
      @yannickclaes90 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

      How many charlatans get praised by the media as demi-gods. Looking at you Elon!

    • @mimszanadunstedt441
      @mimszanadunstedt441 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Would you rather score a 50 on every test, or a 100 on half, and a 0 on half?

    • @growtocycle6992
      @growtocycle6992 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +9

      Autism sucks...

    • @yannickclaes90
      @yannickclaes90 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

      How many charlatans are being praised by the media? Looking at you Elon!

    • @yannickclaes90
      @yannickclaes90 27 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@growtocycle6992 ???

  • @EcomCarl
    @EcomCarl 21 วันที่ผ่านมา +30

    His resilience in the face of educational and professional setbacks is a powerful lesson on the importance of persistence and staying true to one's intellectual passions. 🔑

  • @JK360noscope
    @JK360noscope หลายเดือนก่อน +130

    This is probably the best description of success. "He did his most important work and nobody cared at all"
    It isn't till later when the implications of the success show up does the impact of the stone hitting the water send out the waves...

    • @VeganSemihCyprus33
      @VeganSemihCyprus33 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Because he was a fraud. Now let's watch something that actually teaches some crucial wisdom 👉 The Connections (2021) [short documentary] 🔥

    • @kingofdice66
      @kingofdice66 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@VeganSemihCyprus33 Take your 💊💊💊💊💊 brother!

  • @Physicsforlife888
    @Physicsforlife888 หลายเดือนก่อน +168

    I Don't know why I am obsessed with Einstein but I loved him so much since I first heard about him
    He will always be in my mind for making me love physics.....

    • @Dragon-Slay3r
      @Dragon-Slay3r หลายเดือนก่อน

      Atleast the eyes in pagan era of that time can't be used anymore
      If your happy and you know it clap your hands! 😂

    • @ossiedunstan4419
      @ossiedunstan4419 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Same , He lead me to my hypotheses on the Multi Multiverse.

    • @muhammadsufyian7573
      @muhammadsufyian7573 หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@ossiedunstan4419 multiverse is dogma and pseudo science....

    • @CheckmateSurvivor
      @CheckmateSurvivor หลายเดือนก่อน

      The "greatest scientist of all time" was a complete fraud. Please start using your brain.

    • @alexanderigasan8740
      @alexanderigasan8740 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Same! 😂

  • @hoophartid8250
    @hoophartid8250 17 วันที่ผ่านมา +84

    He couldn't get a job because McDonalds wasn't around!!!

    • @LessettFoster479
      @LessettFoster479 4 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      😂😂😂😂😂😂😅

    • @jonpaul3868
      @jonpaul3868 4 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      Genius answer you got there

    • @pedrokaco
      @pedrokaco 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

      You are below average

    • @64Street
      @64Street 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@pedrokaco Who wants to be average?

    • @pedrokaco
      @pedrokaco 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@64Street yes, congrats, you are not

  • @sowhanQ
    @sowhanQ 3 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    It's kinda fed up when even Einstein can't enter college first try

  • @thomasrad5202
    @thomasrad5202 2 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

    bro divorced his wife of two kids in order to marry his cousin?? 💀

  • @os2171
    @os2171 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +11

    I finished my PhD in neurobiology nine months ago, and so far I haven’t find a job. This gives me some hope.

    • @siddestroyer
      @siddestroyer 2 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      Where from ? U.S ?

    • @gregt194
      @gregt194 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      sending you luck that you find a job soon

  • @robertwilsoniii2048
    @robertwilsoniii2048 4 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

    The way he treated his wife was wrong. She was there for him when nobody else was, spent her time fixing his mathematics (which allowed him to get published) and had two kids and he dumped her for his *cousin*? 😢
    That's f*cked up.

    • @SWTORDREKKIN
      @SWTORDREKKIN 21 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

      Yeah, I was looking for this comment. I agree.

  • @nHans
    @nHans หลายเดือนก่อน +26

    The elevator animation is wrong. It shows the elevator moving with constant speed after a brief initial acceleration-that is, a real-life elevator. Whereas Einstein-clearly not an engineer-imagined elevators that were constantly accelerating, whether moving upward or downward. He wouldn't have discovered General Relativity in a real-life elevator.

    • @i2keepitrealInreseach
      @i2keepitrealInreseach หลายเดือนก่อน

      A proud Indian engineer 😂

    • @gary_rumain_you_peons
      @gary_rumain_you_peons หลายเดือนก่อน

      Elevators cannot constantly accelerate downwards.

    • @nHans
      @nHans 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      ​@@gary_rumain_you_peons Real-life elevators don't, naturally. There's air, and eventually, the ground itself. An ideal elevator for Einstein would be a nightmare in the real world. 🤣

    • @seditt5146
      @seditt5146 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@i2keepitrealInreseach LMFAO, Ya right, he really is proud of that stupid shit he just said LOL. Made my day.

    • @USGrant21st
      @USGrant21st 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      @@gary_rumain_you_peons "Elevators cannot constantly accelerate downwards." -- they can, when the breaks go bad 😂

  • @deltapi8859
    @deltapi8859 2 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    How much drama they felt simply because a 22 years old boy doesn't get his first position. What a different time it was. And how tight the system and expectations were.

  • @tinytim71301
    @tinytim71301 หลายเดือนก่อน +27

    Beautifully done. Thank you.

    • @VeganSemihCyprus33
      @VeganSemihCyprus33 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      He was a fraud. Now let's watch something that actually teaches some crucial wisdom 👉 The Connections (2021) [short documentary] 🔥

    • @touchofgrey5372
      @touchofgrey5372 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@VeganSemihCyprus33
      Uuuuh, that was heavy! I think you must be in the wrong page here; Perhaps 'Mr. Rogers' is closer to your IQ!

  • @jann9507
    @jann9507 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

    Thank you for a fantastic presentation;
    Loved the infographics and photographs which were very apt to the topic.
    Please keep them coming!!

    • @VeganSemihCyprus33
      @VeganSemihCyprus33 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      He was a fraud. Now let's watch something that actually teaches some crucial wisdom 👉 The Connections (2021) [short documentary] 🔥

  • @user-jw3vy3kf5f
    @user-jw3vy3kf5f 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    'Space and Time are products of our thinking not a situation within which we live'

  • @BounceIO
    @BounceIO หลายเดือนก่อน +11

    Incredible and inspiring thank you, was just feeling like shit this morning, and this picked me right back up.

    • @roman_one2150
      @roman_one2150 20 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      Same here... Years without getting things done as dreamt!
      Reminding me that Einstein himself had to struggle that hard And in an almost humilliating way Made me Feel Refreshing Energy!
      Thank You, Thank You Very Much!

  • @moc5541
    @moc5541 19 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา +1

    Marcel Grossmann, who is mentioned here as having helped Einstein get his patent-clerk job, was an advanced mathematician who later helped Einstein formulate his theory of general relativity.

  • @Eagerwerewolf
    @Eagerwerewolf หลายเดือนก่อน +97

    I'm really curious what he said at last, the nurse didn't know german, it will probably remain a mystery forever

    • @hxhdfjifzirstc894
      @hxhdfjifzirstc894 หลายเดือนก่อน +16

      It was some sort of equation, but the nurse was not a mathematician.

    • @gonfaraway
      @gonfaraway หลายเดือนก่อน +3

      Probably?

    • @centuraxaum5951
      @centuraxaum5951 หลายเดือนก่อน +6

      So he's not cared enough at the end? Probably they should have had a recorder near him all the time.

    • @gonfaraway
      @gonfaraway หลายเดือนก่อน +14

      @@centuraxaum5951 should've would've could've

    • @pskocik
      @pskocik หลายเดือนก่อน

      Perhaps he did unlock the secret to the theory of everything and told it to the nurse, who, like the world, was not ready for it. We may never know.

  • @nic12344
    @nic12344 5 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    I'm not unemployed, I simply have a "present lack of position".

  • @MrTrashcan1
    @MrTrashcan1 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

    Think "Chauncey Gardner" from the movie "Being There." He was doing the bidding of the controllers. They needed more BS to convince the people of the universe and such. They made him into a genius. He was a nothing.

    • @gnomiefirst9201
      @gnomiefirst9201 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      Your full of garbage MrTrashcan't.

  • @bhaveshsuthar4423
    @bhaveshsuthar4423 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

    Love these scientist docuseries

  • @sammypwn6732
    @sammypwn6732 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

    Hi Cindy, I love your videos and I'm wondering if you can make a bio video on mathematicians like Abel, Euclid,Euler or Gauss

  • @Omnipotent_Science
    @Omnipotent_Science หลายเดือนก่อน +3

    Ngl I wish your channel had more subscribers because your videos are so insightful and interesting 😭

  • @kaustubhpandey1395
    @kaustubhpandey1395 หลายเดือนก่อน +14

    I love your channel
    I love the historical origins and significance of science
    You unfold it beautifully

    • @VeganSemihCyprus33
      @VeganSemihCyprus33 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      He was a fraud. Now let's watch something that actually teaches some crucial wisdom 👉 The Connections (2021) [short documentary] 🔥

    • @ronmullick253
      @ronmullick253 22 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@VeganSemihCyprus33 Ah the internet.Where people can puff themselves up by calling a genius a fruad.And then present a sophomoric,useless and pathetic video to prove their lack of intellect.

  • @ScoutSniper3124
    @ScoutSniper3124 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

    When Einstein's fiance complained about his not being ready to marry he developed his Theory of Relative Stability.

  • @mzimmer1751
    @mzimmer1751 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Very nice video, as always

  • @crazygermanviper
    @crazygermanviper 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    Nice how this intimate emotional climax in the end is immediately soulcrushingly devastated by an add for brilliant. Now I am depressed again.

  • @shauryaaher1579
    @shauryaaher1579 หลายเดือนก่อน +5

    Einstein actually thought of a person falling from a building…that was the happiest thought of his life.

    • @monsesh1316
      @monsesh1316 7 วันที่ผ่านมา

      That person he imagined must be the professor.

  • @rocroc
    @rocroc 19 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    One thing I recall reading in Einstein's English version of "Relativity: the Special and General Theory" was a comment he made about children. He recalled that every school child (German) knew the speed of light. When I read that I thought the education system he grew up with was different than mine. I don't recall ever learning about the speed of light in elementary school and not until much later. If I heard it, I don't recall hearing it and it would only have been mentioned in passing. Whatever shortcomings Einstein attributed to German education, they were able to make some significant contributions to scientific thought and technological development and still do today. That isn't to say I didn't like my American education, I would like to have had both.

    • @jimbonater
      @jimbonater 14 วันที่ผ่านมา

      I was born in 1970 and my father told me about E=mc2 when I was only 7. I was fascinated by this and then looked up the speed of light in an encyclopedia. Then of course facts like light taking roughly 11 minutes to travel from the sun to earth ect. learning things like this early can really open you mind.

  • @R.K146
    @R.K146 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Have 😢 been searching for this video ,since a year .

  • @user-wr4yl7tx3w
    @user-wr4yl7tx3w หลายเดือนก่อน +39

    This is really well presented and narrated.

    • @ronmullick253
      @ronmullick253 28 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Totally agree.One tiny critique.The narrator should look into voice lesson.Her voice is naturally beautiful though.

    • @peterfireflylund
      @peterfireflylund 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Really? He was a “pacifist” but he was totally behind Israel…

    • @uzefulvideos3440
      @uzefulvideos3440 26 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@ronmullick253 the voice is AI generated 😁

    • @ronmullick253
      @ronmullick253 24 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@uzefulvideos3440 That does make sense.Maybe it is the disinterested quality in her voice.

    • @VeganSemihCyprus33
      @VeganSemihCyprus33 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      He was a fraud. Now let's watch something that actually teaches some crucial wisdom 👉 The Connections (2021) [short documentary] 🔥

  • @Zamicol
    @Zamicol 29 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    I believe there is somewhat an error in the "Einstein's Nine-Year Struggle to Find a Job" video.
    In 1905 Einstein published four, not five papers. The video says that there were two concerning molecules. (Wikipedia agrees with the "four" papers.) There was one paper covering molecules/atoms/Brownian motion and his doctoral thesis, which isn't always considered "a paper" and also had a significant error. It was also his second attempt, his first being in 1901, so it wasn't necessarily novel.
    His 1905 doctoral thesis is usually not included because there was an error in his calculations that was later corrected after experimentation showed that his value was likely incorrect. Years later a student provided a fix. It was also likely a revision and extension of his 1901 work.
    Einstein had another doctoral thesis in 1901 which was rejected/withdrawn, also concerning the kinetic theory of gasses, but that paper is lost to history.

  • @tusharpandey858
    @tusharpandey858 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Einstein’s family was relatively well-off, which provided him with financial support during his early years. This support allowed him to focus on his studies and research without the immediate pressure to earn a living, a luxury not afforded to many.

  • @brianletter3545
    @brianletter3545 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    A very good short 'Bio' of Einstein!
    Thanks a lot.
    From someone who was a very happy 'Patent Clerk' for 16y.

  • @zeljkasotra5572
    @zeljkasotra5572 3 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    He was missing Mileva's Love to finnish the Theory of Everything.

  • @singing-sands
    @singing-sands หลายเดือนก่อน +113

    Don’t dismiss Mileva Maric’s contribution to Einstein’s work so easily. She did much more than type up his papers! The very fact she was the only woman classmate showed the extent to which she was valued in her own right. After marriage they had at least two more children but she suffered from severe post partum depression. I disagree that Mileva was ugly. After Einstein grew tired of her illness he left and married his first cousin. I would never call his cousin ugly, but her picture is readily available.

    • @epajarjestys9981
      @epajarjestys9981 หลายเดือนก่อน

      Yeah, Einstein's cousin-wife was actually quite an ugly hag compared to Mileva Maric. He should have stayed loyal to Mileva. Probably would have come up with a grand unified theory then. Also shouldn't have told the US of A to build a nuke.
      I'm gonna build a time machine and tell him about it.

    • @adrianc.4982
      @adrianc.4982 หลายเดือนก่อน

      A😮

    • @shantishanti1949
      @shantishanti1949 หลายเดือนก่อน +7

      He stole her ideas !

    • @Amilakasun1
      @Amilakasun1 หลายเดือนก่อน +17

      @@shantishanti1949 yeah just like marie curie stole from her husband.

    • @Minptahhathor
      @Minptahhathor หลายเดือนก่อน

      Yeah the Disney series was very eye opening and quite saddening.

  • @LeslieLunga
    @LeslieLunga 2 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    A patent office might actually be the best place for a theoretical physicist to spend his days.

  • @9nationals
    @9nationals 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I love this guys relentlessness. He never gave up

  • @Martincohenphoto
    @Martincohenphoto หลายเดือนก่อน +11

    What a lovely and well made video! One of the best I have seen on Albert Einstein, and a LOT of documentaries were made on his life and his legacy.

  • @DannyLeenders
    @DannyLeenders 25 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    I like your voice😊 it's clear and calm.

  • @justpengy1024
    @justpengy1024 หลายเดือนก่อน

    I love you’re videos, i really love these things but i couldn’t find any good explanation about it. But you do it just perfectly that even a 10 year old can understand😊

  • @leoisanerd
    @leoisanerd หลายเดือนก่อน +9

    ok but what about his mewing streak

    • @VeganSemihCyprus33
      @VeganSemihCyprus33 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      He was a fraud. Now let's watch something that actually teaches some crucial wisdom 👉 The Connections (2021) [short documentary] 🔥

  • @mkjyt1
    @mkjyt1 หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    this was great!

  • @adityasunani3265
    @adityasunani3265 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Fascination video! I really loved it!! BTW, your videos are amazing!! I really liked most of the videos and it really gives valuable learning!!

  • @djayjp
    @djayjp 3 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Actually, the Copenhagen interpretation of QM states that the apparent randomness observed may or may not be ontological and could instead be merely epistemic. So Einstein's objection is actually compatible with this interpretation.

  • @oldconspiracydude236
    @oldconspiracydude236 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    He was on Family Guy, he stole " Johnsons theory of relativity from Mr. Johnson when he brought it into the patent office. He also stole the Shrinky Dink formula from God. funniest stuff I ever saw

  • @kq1777
    @kq1777 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    This shows that there is value in any job. Every job contains the base elements to do what you want to do and be world class at it.
    Example: His job at the patent office was clerical. But he learnt powerful mindsets such as 'questioning everything' at that job. ...didnt that view come in handy later on...he had to question the very nature of physics to discover what he did...

    • @norbertabone9157
      @norbertabone9157 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

      He had a questioning mind from childhood , probably why didn't get along with his teachers

  • @jazzman2516
    @jazzman2516 หลายเดือนก่อน +10

    A testament to the complexity of the human mind, and the ridiculousness of the modern educational system.

  • @MrSpock-sm3dd
    @MrSpock-sm3dd 8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Wonderful video, wonderful informations. I've learned a lot about him here. Just a little correction tho: 19:04 the other ball assumes "opposite colour" and not the same

  • @javastream5015
    @javastream5015 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    I need a similar job to solve the P-NP problem!

    • @mark9294
      @mark9294 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      AI will do it

  • @jamesc.murray5932
    @jamesc.murray5932 2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Good job!

  • @stevenharris2064
    @stevenharris2064 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Well done.

  • @richardschatz9992
    @richardschatz9992 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    These videos are real treasures. They are reminders in this current era of ignorance and divisiveness that critical and scientific thinking still matter. Please keep them up.

  • @mr.thermistr9903
    @mr.thermistr9903 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Please make a video on Dr. Satyendra Nath Bose as he was father of Quantum Statistics.

  • @royjcrump2329
    @royjcrump2329 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Sweet moments in time, Thank you, you have a special gift, details, your got all details. This video is the best..Thank you,
    Always in space and time.

  • @toddmiller6100
    @toddmiller6100 24 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What AI models and agent setup are you using?

  • @bruceincremona9241
    @bruceincremona9241 หลายเดือนก่อน +4

    Albert einstein had OCD. As do many scientists and entertainers to this day. Can you imagine if he were born in our time? And they were shoving drugs down his throat to help with his OCD! My youngest son, who is a man now, was borderline OCD when he was in grade and high school. All they did was try to convince me to get him Adderall. I wasn't going for any of that, especially when two Psychiatrist told me told me it wasn't necessary. They wanted me to give him drugs to make their job easier. Not everyone learns at the same pace.

    • @AL-lh2ht
      @AL-lh2ht หลายเดือนก่อน +9

      You have no idea what OCD is or what OCD drugs do.
      Let me guess. Also a anti vacciner?

    • @perc-ai
      @perc-ai หลายเดือนก่อน

      @@AL-lh2ht the avg anti vacciner knows more about chemistry and drugs than probably the vacciners...

    • @bwfvc7770
      @bwfvc7770 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      @@AL-lh2ht You've obviously had too many with an attendant charisma bypass.

    • @VeganSemihCyprus33
      @VeganSemihCyprus33 23 วันที่ผ่านมา

      He was a fraud. Now let's watch something that actually teaches some crucial wisdom 👉 The Connections (2021) [short documentary] 🔥

    • @jimbonater
      @jimbonater 14 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@AL-lh2ht Your kidding right?

  • @corvinyt
    @corvinyt หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Loved this piece on Einstein. 🙏

  • @varunnikam
    @varunnikam หลายเดือนก่อน

    I love anything and everything about Sir Einstein.

  • @user-ii3rs3wo1v
    @user-ii3rs3wo1v หลายเดือนก่อน +1

    Well, the Einstein-Szilard letter from August 1939 didn't cause much action in the US. The immediate consequences were a relatively small research program. In fact, it was the Frisch-Peierls memorandum from March 1940 (which in historical review already contained the schematic of a blueprint for the gun-type design of the atomic bomb) which led to the activity of the MAUD committee and the Tube Alloys project in the UK later on, way before the start of the Manhattan project. And it was Mark Oliphant (a guy from Australia, who was a member of the MAUD committee and who then primarily worked on the new RADAR technology, and who finally got lucky to have Rudolf Peierls sitting nearby in the same building (who could solve one or two difficult problems for Oliphant - despite the fact that Peierls and Frisch didn't posses security clearance at that time ;-)) visiting the US in August 1941 who reminded the scientific community in the US about the existence of the MAUD committee report. That report had been sent to the US before, but Lyman Briggs (director of the US Uranium Committee) had put that report into his safe. And had not shown it to any member of his own committee. There was meeting then on 26th of August 194 with Mark Oliphant and the Uranium Committee to discuss the issue. Finally, Oliphant met with his friend Ernest Lawrence on September 23th in Berkeley, where Lawrence did receive a copy of the Frisch-Peierls memorandum. And Lawrence then informed Robert Oppenheimer to check the figures. But this it not the end of the story. Mark Oliphant convinced Ernest Lawrence to convert his 37-inch cyclotron into a giant mass spectrometer for electromagnetic isotope separation. So, in the end, it was some guy from Australia and not the the (first) Einstein-Szilard letter who caused the action. IMHO, that famous Einstein-Szilard letter gets a little bit too much attention. Probably because of the name of Albert Einstein in it. ;-)

  • @liyostudio8112
    @liyostudio8112 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Video editing best ❤🎉

  • @gsilcoful
    @gsilcoful หลายเดือนก่อน

    Thank you.

  • @barryzeeberg3672
    @barryzeeberg3672 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    14:17 I am not sure what it means to "feel your own weight"? Does this mean that your legs will "feel" that they are "working" more to hold you up? I guess I am curious as to which part/muscles of your body, coupled to which part of your sensory system/CNS, is involved?

  • @FreddyAcevedo-jk9ex
    @FreddyAcevedo-jk9ex 28 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    At Lake Eola I went to the back of my eyes and Einstein appeared I heard what was around GOD when form. Time and space go on for ever.

  • @mauricefisher1654
    @mauricefisher1654 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Thanks

    • @Newsthink
      @Newsthink  หลายเดือนก่อน +2

      Thanks so much Maurice, this is really appreciated!

  • @derived12
    @derived12 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Anyone connecting Terrence Howard, magnetism, relativity ?

  • @martinjanas3324
    @martinjanas3324 9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Entangled particles do not "influence" each other, neither they "communicate" it's just that the information we have about one particle immediatly is able to tell us information about the other particle

  • @marcoantoniomanes5073
    @marcoantoniomanes5073 22 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I´m from Brazil. I´m going to say something that could be misinterpreted, but this justaposition of space and time, because they are such different quantities seems strange to me in order to explain why the starlight in the eclipse of 1919 suffered a curvature as it passed in the vicinity of the sun. wouldn´t it to be simpler to say that this happened because matter and energy are of the same nature, so much so that one can transform into the other . so both can interact whith each other and that´s why the ray of light is atracted to matter ?

    • @sigmundreese3638
      @sigmundreese3638 20 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Why do you think typing out two sentences is equivalent to an entire physics theory? You can use general relativity to make incredibly accurate measurable predictions about the world around us. I can make no accurate predictions about anything with the two sentences you typed out. If you think you have a new intuition about how the world might work, you're going to have to formalize it into a physical theory involving equations that can be used by others to make accurate predictions about the world. until then your two sentences are of little use to anyone

    • @marcoantoniomanes5073
      @marcoantoniomanes5073 20 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      @@sigmundreese3638 To answer your question : I don´t think that typing two sentences is equivalent to a whole theory. What i did was exercise my right to try to interpret a phenomenon in a different way from what Einstein postulated, do you understand ? : POSTULATED. Even because the theory of relativity is not the final explanation for everything in the universe, quantum theory is there to exemplify what
      i´m saying. Albert Einstein hinself said that even thousands of corroborations in favor of his hypotheses would be wortless if there were a single one that denied then. If
      i´m wrong in trying to explain in my own way why a ray of light changes its course when it passes close to a mass , no problem, i wonder how many sheets of paper
      Einstein crumpled up and threw away.

  • @alanvonweltin6820
    @alanvonweltin6820 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Off topic but curious as to where the narrator grew up as I have never heard the word "pollen" pronounced this way before - at about 9:30 in the video regarding Brownian motion

    • @gary_rumain_you_peons
      @gary_rumain_you_peons หลายเดือนก่อน +1

      Almost like she's saying Poland. But the way she pronounces water suggests that she's an American (East coast but not North-East).

  • @Makoto03
    @Makoto03 หลายเดือนก่อน

    Great video on Einstein.

  • @Number6_
    @Number6_ 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    It is who you know and kissing the higher ups. A little flexabilty goes a long way.

  • @xuchilbara21392
    @xuchilbara21392 19 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    This may sound ridiculous to you guys but I sometimes wonder: if einstein was born in like 1990 and had a Playstation. Would he still be einstein or just play video games all day because they are the perfect escapism for a man with his personality profile?

  • @Zirui.roblox
    @Zirui.roblox 24 วันที่ผ่านมา +12

    So he did find the field equation at this death bed, but the nurse didnt understood german 😮

    • @danielakoyleek3757
      @danielakoyleek3757 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      😅

    • @pkj2148
      @pkj2148 3 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      If he did, it would have been in the equations they found next to him.

  • @rosolenn
    @rosolenn 4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    There's a lot of interesting commentary about Einstein's personal life in this documentary, but there's a number of misstatements when covering the physics. For example, Einstein didn't discover the photoelectric effect. It was first seen experimentally almost a century earlier but couldn't be understood theoretically in terms of the widely accepted Maxwell's formulations of electromagnetic radiation. Einstein applied Planck's still debated theory of light quanta to come up with his brilliant theoretical explanation.

  • @norbertabone9157
    @norbertabone9157 3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    He may not have come up with those theories if he was busy at a work place .so his joblessness, at the time,was a kind of blessing to mankind.

  • @danmimis4576
    @danmimis4576 หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Great dude, able to imagine some insane thought experiments. He was also lucky: when his math was wrong the measurements weren't made (remember 1914 in Russia and WW1?) and when he desperately needed to right his math Hilbert was a gentleman. And if I'm not wrong he didn't deliver much in his last 40 years ...

  • @MatheusLB2009
    @MatheusLB2009 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Quantumly Entangled particles do not influence each other, as the example in the video would require information to travel faster than light. Their wave functions, which describe it's quantum behavior, are simply identical

  • @donpeters9534
    @donpeters9534 23 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    You do not need to be moving to experience assimultaniety of simultaneous events. Movement is irrelevant.

  • @PlanetSaturnClub
    @PlanetSaturnClub 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Recently discovered your channel... thanks for your detailed videos... not sure if you already did a video on this because theres so many videos still need to explore on youtube but if you are wondering what to do for future videos... I would love to see videos about CERN which is the major scientific organization in Switzerland... I first learned about CERN from reading one of Dan Brown's novels... and while Dan Browns books are fiction-ish.... CERN is a very real and mysterious scientific organization. 🎉

  • @TerryBollinger
    @TerryBollinger หลายเดือนก่อน

    Interesting, thank you. Also, I am curious: Did you discover anything about how Hermann Minkowski treated Einstein before Einstein became famous?

  • @freddypelo
    @freddypelo 26 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I know this video is to embellish and glorify A. Einstein for his extraordinary achievements in maths and physics, but there was a hiatus in his trajectory as a human being when he wrote a letter of conditions to Mileva. The letter was of extreme disdain towards her and his children. Meaning that we are 2 sides of a coin, stupid at times.

  • @Arugula100
    @Arugula100 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    This is a marvelous presentation of science, history, and Einstein. I love your presentation style and narration! I wish i can be tour assistant to learn how to create this kind of educational videos. Where does one learn about these processes of clipping vidros, photos, and stringing them into a story with voice recordings?

    • @krox477
      @krox477 6 วันที่ผ่านมา

      they probably have large studio with team of good editors researchers and content writers

  • @laulaja-7186
    @laulaja-7186 19 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Those grade records list Minkowski... is that the Hermann Minkowski?!

    • @Paul-rs4gd
      @Paul-rs4gd 3 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      yes

  • @CartoonDrama44
    @CartoonDrama44 7 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Einstein's struggles to get a Faculty position are a testament that even Academia, where people's skills and knowledge should be a primary success-determining factor, often values agreeableness and political connections over ability.

  • @kil-roy
    @kil-roy หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Covering up the truth about their child is unforgivable

  • @JanPBtest
    @JanPBtest 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    10:28 This is not really what relativity of simultaneity is. What's described in the video is merely a difference in _visual observation._ Also sound behaves that way. But relativity of simultaneity in Einstein's theory is about an effect that persists even _after_ the purely visual effects are subtracted out. (Meaning, the effects due just to the finite speed of signal propagation.)

  • @db9091
    @db9091 25 วันที่ผ่านมา

    It should be noted, Einstein was fundamental in creating and, by his skepticism, shaping Quantum Mechanics. Plus he also used a statistical approach, just that he felt the future would find a more precise method, which has been fundamentally disabused as a notion. (IOW, his hope was a wrong gut feeling). Yet his contributions still rock quantum physics today, ie his proposed thought experiment proving causality or not. He felt it would prove causality, and it ultimately proved the opposite, a proof that HE provided the original concept as part author.

  • @stevehumphrey2294
    @stevehumphrey2294 27 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    When it comes to the Bomb, Einstein wrote the letter, but it was at the request of Leo Szilard. See Kevles.

  • @Lovin_It
    @Lovin_It 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    19:53
    19:56
    Two photos, can you identify the other people? Note the signature on the chest of the man to his right in one of the photos, but it's hard to make out.

  • @TruthSeeker-vy7sm
    @TruthSeeker-vy7sm หลายเดือนก่อน +2

    Reference always triumph Skills

  • @user-tp9yy3dc4y
    @user-tp9yy3dc4y 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    It would be greatest lie I ever told if I said I could understand all this. It all makes me feel like an ant trying to recite Shakespeare.