Science: Einstein Stopped Here

I don't like the family Stein;

There is Gert, there is Ep and there's Ein.

Gert's poems are bunk;

Ep's statues are junk,

And nobody understands Ein.

Last week, from nonscientific Dublin, of all places, came news of a man who not only understands Einstein, but has bounded like a bandersnatch far ahead (he says) into the hazy, electromagnetic infinite. Austrian-born Nobel Prizewinner Erwin Schrödinger, of the Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, claims to have generalized still further Einstein's Theory of General Relativity. If so, he has scored a scientific grand slam: mathematical physicists (including...

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