: J. Clarke wrote:
:>> Thanks for the correction. He WAS 26 when he wrote the paper that
:>> eventually earned him a Nobel Prize. General Relativity, however, was
:>> merely a generalized case of Special Relativity which he also
:>> published at 26.
:> You really don't grasp General Relativity if you believe it to be
:> "merely" _anything_. General Relativity, while it reduces to Special
:> Relativity for one case and to Newtonian Mechanics for another, was
:> pretty much a rewriting of the whole of physics.
: Uh, yeah, I do understand General Relativity. My undergraduate degree was in
: Physics (with a double major in Math). 'Course that was before all this new
: fangled shit got popular - like quantum mechanics and string theory.
Hmm. QM got popular sometime around eighty years ago, didn't it?
You're older than one would have thought.
-- Andy Barss