Miscellany and Trivia

Anecdotes about Mathematicians, Logicians and Scientists – Five


MTr 6 Ernest Rutherford

Ernest Rutherford was a physicist from New Zealand One student in Rutherford's lab was very hard-working. Rutherford had noticed it and asked one evening:
- Do you work in the mornings too?
- Yes, - proudly answered the student sure he would be commended.
- But when do you think? - amazed Rutherford.