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Pretty girls and hot stoves

September 24th, 2002 · 2 Comments

Ever heard the famous Einstein quote, “When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute and it’s longer than any hour. That’s relativity.”? It was an abstract of a paper that’s now online, and if anything, the paper is even funnier.

Einstein – what a cad.

Tags: physics · science · silly

2 responses so far ↓

  • Eccles // Sep 24, 2002 at 3:43 pm

    So essentially what he is also saying is “a watched kettle never boils”. What a cad!

  • Adrian // Sep 25, 2002 at 1:50 pm

    Indeed. I should write to the Encyclopaedia Brittanica and demand that their bio of him should be altered to reflect the face. “Nobel Prize winner, and noted cad,…”

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