Friday, March 4, 2011
Albert Einstein 4.3.1979
Today is this great scientist's 132nd Birth Anniversary. The FDC displayed was issued to comemorate his Centenary. Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist who discovered the theory of general relativity, effecting a revolution in physics. For this achievement, Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect".