5.5 – THE EINSTEIN FACTOR (1.18.13)


Principe Island, 140 miles off the west coast of Africa, May 29th, 1919. During a rare total solar eclipse, astrophysicist Arthur Eddington photographs the deflection of star light around the darkened sun, to try and prove Albert Einstein’s much disputed Theory of General Relativity.

“The Theory of General Relativity says light will bend in a gravitational field. So, when the eclipse blocks out the sun, the stars close to the sun can now be seen. And if the light bends, they’ll be in a slightly different position. Einstein was exactly right. The light bent just as much as he predicted it would bend.”

Michael Dennin, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, UC Irvine)

“Newspapers around the world had headlines saying, Einstein’s theory was vindicated, and in fact, space and time were a lot stranger than we had imagined.”

  – Dan Hooper, Ph.D. (Theoretical Physicist, FermiLab)

In his lifetime, Albert Einstein was a worldwide celebrity whose name personified the word “genius.” His groundbreaking discoveries redefined Isaac Newton’s Laws of Physics and created a completely new understanding of how the Universe works.

“Before Einstein, physicists viewed space and time as simple, unchanging, static ideas that objects existed in and that events took place in. According to Einstein, the existence of matter and energy in space can change its shape, it can warp time, it can distort it. And his Theory of Relativity totally upended everything we thought about these most fundamental of physical concepts.”

Dan Hooper, Ph.D. (Theoretical Physicist, FermiLab)

“Before his Theory of Relativity, our understanding of space was equivalent to a time when we believed the Earth was flat, essentially. Einstein’s Theory of  Relativity expanded our understanding of the Universe on that level.”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

“Albert Einstein was a genius. And his genius was looking at this stuff and just thinking about it from a completely different angle. And that’s what really allowed him to make huge progress in areas that other people hadn’t been able to make up to that point.”

Michael Dennin, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, UC Irvine)

But what was the origin of Einstein’s revolutionary scientific breakthroughs? Was it a product of his innate gifts? Or might it have come from somewhere else?

Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Germany. As a child, he displayed an unusual interest in the less tangible forces of the world.

“His father, when he was ill one time, showed him a compass. And Einstein, as a child, was so amazed. Here there was this invisible force that caused the compass needle to point, and that sparked his imagination. What is that? How does that happen? So, this is sort of the beginning of things that made him realize that what we saw in the world had sort of a mysterious connection.”

Ronald L. Mallett, Ph.D. (Physicist, Univ. of Connecticut)

This curiosity led young Einstein to a physics degree from the Swiss National Polytechnic in Zurich. But following his graduation, the aspiring physicist struggled to find work.

“He wasn’t able to get immediately a job that he wanted, which is teaching physics. So, he took a job that was, through a friend of his, at a patent office. The patent office helped him sharpen his mind by examining these patents. And eventually, it also gave him the time that he needed to think about these things that puzzled him.”

Ronald L. Mallett, Ph.D. (Physicist, Univ. of Connecticut)

It was during this time that something remarkable happened to Albert Einstein – something which suggests that Einstein was communicating with a realm outside our galaxy, a realm that some Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe may be designed by extraterrestrials.

“Albert Einstein was very adept in putting himself into altered states of consciousness through what he called his thought experiments, which were a kind of three-dimensional metaphorical reverie. It was the kind of thing of putting himself into a place that most of us won’t go, and exploring that space so that he could receive very, very novel and new ideas.”

Doc Barham (Advisor, The Monroe Inst.)

“Thought experiments enable you to visually or geometrically approach a problem that maybe mathematically might be difficult. For example, Einstein liked to think about what it would be like, from a first-person perspective, sitting on a beam of light moving through space. What would he see from that perspective? He had all sorts of different visual ways of thinking about physics.”

Dan Hooper, Ph.D. (Theoretical Physicist, FermiLab)

In 1905, after immersing himself in these thought experiments, Einstein authored four papers that would redefine mankind’s perception of the Universe…in multiple ways.

“Included in that year was a paper which essentially proved that atoms were real entities that really existed. That was a very controversial idea at the time.”

Dan Hooper, Ph.D. (Theoretical Physicist, FermiLab)

“In that year, he published a paper on what’s called the photoelectric effect. Everybody believed that light was a wave. Einstein said, no. Light really acts like a particle, and it comes in little discreet packets.”

Michael Dennin, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, UC Irvine)

“These particles of light eventually led Einstein to the notion of the stimulated emissions, so we have lasers. We use lasers for everything from eye surgery to cutting metal.”

Ronald L. Mallett, Ph.D. (Physicist, Univ. of Connecticut)

“Einstein showed that mass can be converted into useful kinetic energy. And so, this is the basis of the energy we get out of nuclear fission and nuclear fusion.”

Michael Dennin, Ph.D.
(Physicist/Prof. of Physics & Astronomy, UC Irvine)

“And another paper he published that year became the beginning of his Theory of Relativity. This was an amazing array of things to do for a scientist in an entire career. The fact that Einstein did it all in one year is virtually miraculous.”

Dan Hooper, Ph.D. (Theoretical Physicist, FermiLab)

“To get a sense of how dramatic those papers were, imagine if someone came up to you and said, everything that you know about space and time and matter and energy is wrong. And then, they would give you all the math and all the explanation of why everything that you know is totally wrong. It’s often referred to as the Annus Mirabilis papers, which basically means, the miracle year or wonderful year.”

Doc Barham (Advisor, The Monroe Inst.)

What was the source behind Einstein’s incredible insight about the laws of physics? Is it possible, as Ancient Astronaut Theorists contend, that Einstein’s ability to enter altered states of consciousness connected him to an extraterrestrial world? One that allowed him to access information about the inner workings of the Universe?

“Einstein said that when he first developed the concept of relativity, it was like a storm going off in his head. And this would show that he had a different kind of a brain and his brain was wired in a different way than normal human beings.”

David Childress (Author, Technology of the Gods)

“Albert Einstein was known to spend hours on end sitting in a chair, formulating an idea or a thought to its inception. Now, was he tapping into some type of advanced field of knowledge?  It’s very possible Einstein used this type of technology to a certain level.”

– Jason Martell
(Founder, AncientSchool),
(Author, Knowledge Apocalypse)

“When we look at history and when we look at the people themselves who are the giants on whose shoulders we stand, what they are saying is that this information wasn’t theirs but that something beyond them, something which was larger, something which was divine allowed them to receive this information and give it to the world.”

– Philip Coppens
(Author, The Ancient Alien Question),
(The Lost Civilization Enigma)

“All the knowledge of the Universe exists in the cosmos. And maybe Einstein was able to access that knowledge, that he was more in tune with this what I would even refer to as a metaphysical world. That he had this direct access. He didn’t know how he did this, but his being knew it, his essence. That through his being, he was able to unlock the secret of the Universe.”

– Giorgio A. Tsoukalos
(Publisher, Legendary Times Magazine)

Did Albert Einstein’s use of thought experiments grant him access to an extraterrestrial realm, as some Ancient Astronaut Theorists believe? Perhaps the answer lies not in other worlds, but locked away within the pieces of Albert Einstein’s brain.


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