World Award of Science
The "Albert Einstein" World Award of Science was created as a means of recognition and encouragement for scientific and technological research and development. It takes into special consideration research which has brought true benefit and wellbeing to mankind.
The winner of the award is elected by the Interdisciplinary Committee, which is composed of world renowned scientists, among them 25 Nobel laureates.
The award consists of a Diploma, a Commemorative medal, and US$10, 000.
In this century, the work of Albert Einstein is the most representative example of the search for the fundamental scientific laws of nature.
He was born in Ulm, Germany on March 14th, 1879. In 1916, he published “The General Theory of Relativity” which advanced twenty years time in contemporary scientific work in the area of theoretical physics. Among his most important contributions to humanity are, besides the above mentioned theory: “The Theory of Brownian Movement”, “The Inertia Principle of Energy”, “The Quantum Law in the Emission and Absorption of Light” and “The Theory of the Specific Heat of Solid Bodies”.
In 1921 he was granted the Nobel Prize in Physics for his Photoelectric Law.