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What Made Einstein So Smart?

What Made Einstein So Smart?

Welcome to Kelly's first article of her science series, where she'll be covering everything relating to science and the recent breakthroughs happening in the field! (Images are cited or found using Creative Commons) Einstein’s brain has always been a source of mystery, even 65 years after his death. Some speculated that his genius may have been the result of having a bigger brain, or perhaps it was a combination of his upbringing and environment, but there is one often overlooked aspect that contributed to his intelligence: glial cells.  The backstory When Einstein passed away in 1955, at Princeton Hospital in…
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