Died: April 18, 1955, Princeton, New Jersey, United States
Einstein developed the theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics. Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science.
Memories are autocatalytic, a string theory of sorts. Mnemonics, flashbulbs and prehistoric nose-brain are all contributing to the narratives we contrast with the timeline of our existence.
Einstein's heirarchy of epistimology places imagination above, beyond and circumventing (relatively speaking) knowledge. Well, that's the idea, sprung from existence into being; the ontology ex nihilo!