My religion consists of a humble admiration
illimitable superior spirit
who reveals itself in
the slight details
we are able to perceive
with our frail and feeble mind.
(14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955)
was a German-born theoretical physicist
For this achievement,
Einstein is often regarded as the father of modern physics
and the most influential physicist of the 20th century.
While best known for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2
(which has been dubbed “the world’s most famous equation”),
and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect“.
The latter was pivotal in establishing quantum theory within physics.