Understanding Einstein

It is the theory that changed humanity’s understanding of the Universe forever, but many of us struggle to grasp what the theory of general relativity actually means. This BBC video explains Einstein’s big idea using clear and compelling graphics.

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  1. Apparently, Einstein said, “A table, a chair, a bowl of fruit and a violin: what else does a man need to be happy?” Write your own list of four simple pleasures that make you happy.
  2. Write a timeline of Einstein’s life and discoveries.