Thursday, October 6, 2011

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein is probably one of the most popular figures of all times. He is considered a genius because he created the Theory of Relativity, and so, challenged Newton’s laws, that were the basis of everything known in physics until the beginning of the 20th century. But, as a person, he was considered a beatnik, and this picture, taken on March 14, 1951 proves that.

On Einstein's 72nd birthday in 1951, United Press International (UPI) photographer Arthur Sasse was trying to persuade him to smile for the camera, but having smiled for photographers many times that day, Einstein stuck out his tongue instead . This photo became one of the most popular photos ever taken of Einstein and it is well recognized in popular culture, often used in merchandise depicting Einstein in a light-hearted sense.

I've seen this picture loads of times somehow i always thought it was fake , you know through the power of photoshop and all that . But the picture checks out its Real .

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