Tony Hey who has been overseeing the development of the UK e-science core program has just been appointed Vice President for technical computing at Microsoft.

I have just read his review of John S. Rigden's Einstein 1905: the standard of greatness in the Times Higher, July 1 2005.

The review contains the following:

In September 1907, on being asked to review the recent developments in relativity, Einstein replied: "I must ... note that I am not in a position to acquaint myself with everthing published on this topic, because the library is closed during my free time."

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