During this event Speer and Hitler became close friends and when Troost died in 1934, Speer filled his position as the Party’s Chief Architect. The most prestigious of Speer architectural assignments was the Germania Project of 1937. The plan was based on Hitler’s perception that Germany was the most powerful country in the world. With this assignment, he was named First Architect of the Reich. The assignment involved the design of a new Reich Chancellery and the destruction of thousands of Jewish homes.
EINSTEIN'S INVENTIONS CHANGED SOCIETY. DISCUSS This essay is going to give a brief history of Albert Einstein, State his inventions and also state how they have changed the society. Who is Albert Einstein? Albert Einstein was born on the 14th of March 1879 at Ulm in Wurtemberg, Germany and died on the 18th of April 1955 at Princeton, New Jersey in the United States of America at the age of 76. Einstein was a physicist, He resided at many countries namely: Germany, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Hungary, and The United States of America.
Robert Hooke was perhaps the single greatest experimental scientist of the seventeenth century. His interests knew no bounds, ranging from physics and astronomy, to chemistry, biology, and geology, to architecture and naval technology; he collaborated or corresponded with scientists as diverse as Christian Huygens, Antony van Leeuwenhoek, Christopher Wren, Robert Boyle, and Isaac Newton. Among other accomplishments, he invented the universal joint, the iris diaphragm, and an early prototype of the respirator; invented the anchor escapement and the balance spring, which made more accurate clocks possible; served as Chief Surveyor and helped rebuild London after the Great Fire of 1666; worked out the correct theory of combustion; devised
This man helped shape America with his political and diplomatic skills. He also helped shape the world with his brilliant scientific mind. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was one of the ten children of Josiah Franklin and his wife, Abiah. His father was an English businessman.
Albert Speer – Opinion Speech Albert Speer, architect of the third Reich, minister of Armaments, its undoubted that he was a man of great potential & caused great effect during Hitler’s reign & Germany’s ongoing war effort. Though one question still remains, that is, was he honest at the Nuremburg Trials in 1945? Was Speer really honest, when he said that he knew nothing of the holocaust & Nazi death camps? It was at the age of 26 in 1931, in an address to the students of Berlin University that Speer first saw Hitler. Speer admitted he was carried away by Hitler’s unmatched speaking prowess, unequivocal belief in Nazi ideology & the idea of a restored Germany.
John Davison Rockefeller began his business, the Standard Oil Company in 1870. It began as a small partnership in Ohio and later became the world's richest man. He was the first American billionaire and retired in the year 1897, 40 years before his death. John Davidson Rockefeller was a Captain of Industry. John Rockefeller was a firm believer in philanthropy and major ideals of human kind as a whole, with with his obvious feelings toward education standing as proof.
Their is was a big flash and boom, the first successful Atomic Bomb. It was July 16th, 1945 and the colossal fireball burst over the New Mexico Desert. It had been Eleven Years in the process of making the bomb and it all started with a Hungarian physicist, Leo Szilard. He discovered that hitting Uranium with atomic particles, they could split the nuclei of certain atoms. By doing this it was creating huge amounts of Energy.
Maxwell began his undergraduate studies at Edinburgh University at age sixteen and entered graduate school at Cambridge University at age nineteen. After graduation, he was a fellow and professor at a variety of colleges in the United Kingdom. Maxwell was inducted as a Fellow of The Royal Society of Edinburgh when he was 25, and promoted to a Fellow of The Royal Society at age 30. After a fruitful career, James Maxwell passed away at the age of 48 of stomach cancer, which was oddly the same cause and timing of his mother’s death when Maxwell was eight years old (Forfar, 1995). Before we start talking about Maxwell’s Equations, let’s look back into history.
Later, Shockley would divorce Jean and marry Emmy Lanning, who would have a son, Dick. Shockley headed the Bell Lab’s solid-state physics lab for 19 years before starting his own company: Shockley’s Semiconductor Laboratory, a division of Beckman Instruments. He would sell the company in 1960, and in 1968 it would be bought by ITT. William Shockley would die in 1989 of prostate cancer. Over his lifetime he would receive the Comstock prize in physics, the Oliver E. Buckley Solid State Physics Prize, was the co-recipient of the Nobel Prize, the Holley Medal, the Maurice Liebman Memorial Prize, and several honorary doctorates from various universities.
Talcott Parsons was born in Colorado, USA in 1902. He graduated from Amherst College in 1924 and went on to spend a year at the LSE before gaining his PHD at Heidelberg University in 1927. In 1931 he began to teach sociology at Harvard University. He stayed there until his retirement in 1973 and died in 1979 in Munich. His work was very influential within the United States during the 1940s and 50s and is generally considered to constitute an entire school of social theory.