Miscellany and Trivia

Anecdotes about Mathematicians, Logicians and Scientists – Four


MTr 5 Einstein

Albert Einstein, who fancied himself as a violinist, was rehearsing a Haydn string quartet. When he failed for the fourth time to get his entry in the second movement, the cellist looked up and said, β€œThe problem with you, Albert, is that you simply can't count.”