publication date: Monday, September 6, 1999 (part of Round VI)
clue: Not even an atom bomb could undo the relativity of this genius's work.
explanation: Einstein was a genius best known for his theory of relativity (E=mc²) and for doing much of the scientific work behind the Manhattan Project, which developed the atomic bomb. more…
trivia: Einstein, while not the most influential scientist of all time, is arguably the most iconic figure of the field, and it was only a matter of time until he became a celebrity goo. This photograph was taken upon Einstein's arrival in America during World War I.