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Was genius Albert Einstein really got failed in Math? here’s what you should know about the great physicist

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 12 March 2019, 11:29 IST

Whenever we talk about the great scientist in the world then the first name that strikes to one’s mind is Albert Einstein followed by Isaac Newton, Galileo Galilei and others who have contributed a lot in shaping the world especially, in revealing the dark secrets of the world that have amused everyone.

There is no doubt that Albert Einstein had achieved a lot in the world of Science because of his researches and discoveries that left everyone stunned.

However, Einstein researches have become the topic of debate for everyone. His findings have changed the fundamentals of human’s perception of the world.

Being a great physicist, there were a lot of problems that he had been gone through during his journey. Many websites also claimed about his intelligence level that the physicist's IQ was 160.

There was the belief that during his childhood he was the king of throwing temper tantrums. Some reports claimed that the scientist had a habit of throwing objects whenever he was unhappy with something. Once upon a time, he threw a chair at his teacher, when he was just 5.

According to the biography by Alice Calaprice and Trevor Lipscombe, "When he became angry, his whole face turned yellow except for the tip of his nose, which turned white."


Was he failed in Math?


This question quite surprising for everyone, being so intellectual person and the prominent scientist, Einstein was failed in the subject of Mathematics. Reportedly, it was a myth because he was good in Maths but he did flunk the entrance exam to the Zurich Polytechnic when he first took it. He flunked the language, zoology, and botany sections.

As per the reports of washingtonpost.com that Einstein didn’t like the strict protocols followed by teachers and rote learning demanded of a student.


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First published: 12 March 2019, 10:57 IST