Einstein Flashcards

  • History WW2

    Tuskegee Airmen 332 Fighter Group famous for shooting down over 200 enemy planes. African American pilots who trained at the Tuskegee flying school. E Bonds Savings bonds that Americans bought during WWII Leyte Gulf Pacific battle fought for control of the Philippines; largest naval battle in history. 442 regimental combat… View Article

  • Research – the History of the Atomic Bomb

    1. Subject: What is the Manhattan Project The Manhattan Project Even before the outbreak of war in 1939, a group of American scientists-many of them refugees from fascist regimes in Europe-became concerned with nuclear weapons research being conducted in Nazi Germany. In 1940, the U.S. government began funding its own… View Article

  • History ch.13

    in the 2 industrial revolution, what led the way to new industrial frontiers steel, chemicals,electricity, and petroleum by 1914, trade unions had bettered both the living and working conditions of the working class although they made up only 5% of the population in the early 1900s, which class controlled 30… View Article


    The Cherry Orchard About an aristocratic russian family struggling to maintain their way of life. Set in early 20th century when Russia is coming out of feudalism. Until 1916 it was ruled by a tsar. One tsar frees the peasants from serfdom. this had mixed results - some moved to… View Article

  • Chapter 9: Einstein’s Theory of Gravitation

    Einstein's theory of Gravitation Gravitational field is a warping of space-time Forces replaced by bending of space-time Warped space time affects the motion of light and object of mass Black Holes Come from supermassive stars collapsing at the end of their lives. >1.5 solar mass Star collapses until the gravitational… View Article

  • astr

    The cosmological model that incorporates all of the available data from different measurement techniques, like the CMB, supernovae, baryon acoustic oscillations, etc. is called the _____________ model. Concordance someday out sun will explode in a supernova false four characteristics of electromagnetic waves are amplitude, frequency, wavelength, speed as you move… View Article

  • SFL 210 Child Development Exam 2

    Why pediatricians test newborn reflexes To confirm correct formation of the nervous system; Reflexes are vital to survival Infant reflexes Rooting: finding the nipple Palmar Grip: Supporting body weight by grip Tonic Neck Reflex: Can respond to sounds Fencing Position: Associate vision with arm movement to reach for things Walking… View Article


    Albert Einstein was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14, 1879. He didn't speak a word until he was four years old. Albert got expelled from high school because he was asking too many questions that the teachers couldn't answer. Albert Einstein became famous because his weird ideas were really… View Article

  • Chapter 28 The Rise of Totalitarianism Section 1

    Jazz Age Name for the 1920s, because of the popularity of jazz-a new type of American music that combined African rhythms, blues, and ragtime Louis Armstrong United States jazz trumpeter and bandleader (1900-1971) Duke Ellington United States jazz composer and piano player and bandleader (1899-1974) flapper Women in the 1920's… View Article

  • Einstein’s Big Idea

    What was Einstein's brilliant insight about the speed of light and the nature of time? The rate at which time passes can speed up or slow down, but the speed of light is constant. What happens in 1905—Einstein's miracle year? He published five important physics papers--including E=mc2. What was the… View Article

  • Einstein’s Letter

    military-industrial complex Concept commonly used to refer to policy and monetary relationships between legislators, national armed forces, and the military industrial base that supports them. These relationships include political contributions, political approval for military spending, lobbying to support bureaucracies, and oversight of the industry. Mutually Assured Destruction A doctrine that… View Article

  • E=MC2

    E Energy M Mass C Speed of light 2 squared E=MC2 Energy equals Mass times the speed of light squared View Article

  • Einstein’s Big Idea

    Michael Faraday - Concept Discovered electromagnetism, connection between magnetism and electricity. Electricity flows sideways towards/around wire, not through it. Michael Faraday - Experiment Got static magnet to move a wire, instead of the other way around. Essentially invented electric motor. Antoine & Marie Laviosier - nationality French Antoine & Marie… View Article

  • Chemistry/Physics PS test Time Travel based on Einstein’s theories

    1.The theory of Relativity and Einstein's thoughts on whether time travel is possible or not- Albert Einstein's Theory of Relativity is composed of 2 separate theories. It includes both the theories of SPECIAL RELATIVITY and of GENERAL RELATIVITY. Special Relativity (The first theory created) the laws of physics are the… View Article

  • Cosmos Episode 4

    What does William Herschel mean when he tells his son there is a "sky full of ghosts"? The stars are dead by the time the light reaches earth How fast does light travel in space? 186k per second Why do we see the sun before it is over the horizon?… View Article