Albert Einstein
The Albert Einstein Memorial is a monumental bronze statue depicting Albert Einstein seated with manuscript papers in hand.

The statue was sculpted by Robert Berks in 19 sections and then welded together. It weighs 7,000 pounds and would stand 21 feet high. The statue sits on a bench that is white granite from Mount Airy, North Carolina.

The statue and bench are at one side of a circular dais, 28 feet in diameter. Embedded in the dais are more than 2,700 metal studs representing the location of astronomical objects (Sun, Moon, planets, 4 asteroids, 5 galaxies, 10 quasars, and many stars). The studs are different sizes to denote the apparent magnitude of the relevant object, and different studs denote binary stars, spectroscopic binaries, pulsars, globular clusters, open clusters, and quasars.

The statue was unveiled on April 22, 1979, in honor of the centennial of the great scientist's birth.

For more information, see links below

National Academy of Sciences   Wikipedia

Albert Einstein Memorial

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