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Volcanoes: Magma Rising
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Earthquakes: Tremors from Below
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Atomic Mobile

All Images: courtesy of AMNH

All living things contain carbon. Make a mobile of this elemental element with scissors, wire, pipe cleaners, and clay.

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Einstein in Time

Photos: Einstein pledging (1940): courtesy of Hulton Archive/Getty; Time Magazine Cover: Time Magazine Cover; All other Einstein images: courtesy of the Albert Einstein Archives, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel

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Everyday Einstein: Black Holes

Kid photos: courtesy of Denis Finnin, AMNH; It's All Relative: Jim Paillot Rabbit, elephant, and ant: Francesco Santalacia; You Light Up My Life!: Cathy Sanchez Duvivier

A quick explanation of the bottomless dimples in space we call black holes.

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Light Quest

All Photos: courtesy of AMNH

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Light the Way

Photos: Michael Shara: courtesy of Denis Finnin, AMNH; Illustrations: Equation Invasion: Tony Persiani; Everyday Einstein: Daryll Collins; Light the Way: Space cop: Daniel Guidera; Electromagnetic Spectrum: Eric Hamilton

Take a quick look at the fastest thing in the Universe.

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Light, Matter, and Energy

Photos: Michael Shara: courtesy of Denis Finnin, AMNH; Illustrations: Equation Invasion: Tony Persiani; Everyday Einstein: Daryll Collins; Light the Way: Space cop: Daniel Guidera; Electromagnetic Spectrum: Eric Hamilton

Where did Einstein get his great ideas? Find out with this virtual tour.

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Make Your Own Einstein Stationery

Illustrations: Stationery 1: Amanda Duffy Stationery 2: Tony Persiani Stationery 3: Eric Hamilton

Send a note to a friend with these colorful letterheads.

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Nobody's Perfect

Photos: Einstein: courtesy of Agence France Presse

Einstein believed that messing up was a part of being successful-an idea that, itself, has proven relevance.

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