When you think of Albert Einstein, what comes to mind? Is it his theory of special relativity, the one that generated the famous equation E=mc2? Is it his Nobel Prize for his discovery of the photoelectric effect? Who are you kidding — if you're like most of us, the first thing that pops in your head when you think of Albert Einstein is that wacky tongue photo you see everywhere. For a serious scientist who made such formidable discoveries about the universe, that's a pretty silly face to make, but it makes sense when you understand the circumstances.
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Einstein became depressed upon hearing that his research was being used to help create the atomic bomb. 01:54
Einstein's only cognitive disability was a minor speech impediment he developed in early childhood. 04:21
Einstein's brain was dissected into 240 pieces during his autopsy. 05:04
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