Albert Einstein Quotes

Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts

 
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In governmental programs typically administrators, evaluators and often the media measure what is easiest to measure and use that to assess the benefit of the program or initiative. See {63458}.
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Albert Einstein, 1879-1955, Nobel laureate in Physics, Quoted in Dr. Mardy’s Quote of the Week, March 13-19, 2005

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Albert Einstein
Albert Einstein
  • Born: March 14, 1879
  • Died: April 18, 1955
  • Nationality: German, Swiss, American
  • Profession: Physicist

Albert Einstein was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics).:274 His work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. He is best known to the general public for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2, which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation". He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to theoretical physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect", a pivotal step in the development of quantum theory.

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