Albert 2.0 is a computer recreation of Einstein who has come back to take an imaginary journey across the universe covering everything from atoms to black holes. As a teenager Einstein imagined what the universe would look like if he could travel on a beam of light. This site is the story of that journey. Makes real science easy to understand in bite-sized chunks.
October 19, 2005 -- From Jeannine Harvey, a reader from Virginia, who is associated with the site
Exactly 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusion: mass and energy are one, related by the formula E = mc2. In Einstein’s Big Idea, NOVA dramatizes the remarkable story behind this equation.