Why 2016 was the year of Einstein

From Pokémon to paintings, the beloved genius' influence could be found everywhere.

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Einstein is alive and well

When we celebrated the 100th anniversary of the theory of relativity last November, we had no idea what the next 12 months had in store. Even though Albert Einstein passed away more than 60 years ago, his legacy never wanes and continues to live on. And as you'll find out in the coming pages, his influence goes far beyond scientific discovery. Whether it was in pop culture or in the kitchen, the genius never rests.

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