at Roughton, c1934
Courtesy of Philip Colman.
and physicist Albert Einstein stayed in a cottage at Roughton
in Norfolk during the 1930s, after he left Germany in the wake
of Adolf Hitler's rise to power.
to Norfolk was part of a tour of Europe before he settled in
the United States, where he was granted permanent residency
in 1935, taking up a position at the Institute for Advanced
Study in Princeton.
shows, from left: Miss Goodall, Albert Einstein, unknown, Locker
Lambson, Miss Billing.
The pony belonged to farmer PJ Colman and the group is posed
in his 11 acre field next to the heath. Courtesy of Philip Colman
(son of PJ).
developed the special and general theories of relativity and
won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1921 for his explanation
of the photoelectric effect.
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Einstein explain his equation E=MC²
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