January 6, 2018

1905: Annus Mirabilis of Albert Einstein 

Annus mirabilis is a Latin phrase that means “wonderful year”, “miraculous year” or “amazing year”. This term was originally used to refer to the year 1666, and today is used to refer to several years during which events of major importance are remembered. Albert Einstein singlehandedly added 1905 as another Annus Mirabilis. In this year, his creativity peaked and he made the revolutionary scientific discoveries. He was just 26 years old. During that year he did: March: Proved that the light consists of photons thus proving the quantum nature of the light. May: Proved the existence of the atom. June: Special Theory of… Read More »1905: Annus Mirabilis of Albert Einstein