Essays Tagged: "Relativity Theory"

Biography of Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein, 1879-1955, is known widely for his formulation of the relativity theory. Einstein, while in his childhood, lived in Munich and Milan. He continued his stu ... aminer he obtained his doctorate at the University of Zurich in 1905, evolved the special theory of relativity, explained the photoelectric effect, and studied the motion of atoms, which he based his ... use of atomic energy in bombs. In 1940, he became an American Citizen.In addition to the theory of relativity, Einstein is also known for his contributions to the development of the quantum theory. H ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Science Essays

Evaluate the evidence for and against the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis.

At a very basic level, the Sapir-Whorf hypothesis consists of two linked ideas, that of linguistic relativity, where the language you speak will influence your outlook on the real world, and a strong ... ge has no concept of time as an objective being. From this, Whorf attempted to prove the linguistic relativity theory by looking at the way the Hopi rely on preparation, such as planning events in adv ...

(4 pages) 32 0 3.0 Apr/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

Siddartha Guatama In Modern Day North America

ognition of these flaws led to the development of the Quantum Theory of Matteras well as Einstein's Relativity Theory. These theories, as well as the discoveriesthat they led to, incorporated the enti ... it'sground-breaking nature as well as the fact that it had been proven, Einstein'sSpecial Theory of Relativity failed to earn him the Nobel Prize. Even to this daymany find it difficult to comprehend ...

(6 pages) 111 0 3.4 Jan/1997

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith