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Einstein Has Left the Building: Coming to Terms with Post-academic Science

  • Massimiano Bucchi
  • Adrian Belton
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Abstract

“Albert Michelson,1 hearing of Einstein’s confirmation of his findings, strode into the Royal Society in a tight black T-shirt printed with the legend ‘Michelson Rocks’. Contrary to rumour, Michelson has not made a fortune from his shares in Interferometers-R-Us.com, though others have. He sold too late and made only ‘a few million’, he told me, just enough to buy his famous 90-foot yacht.” (Collins 2005:50).

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dipto. Sociologia e Ricerca SocialeUniversita di TrentoTrentoItaly
  2. 2.Società editrice il MulinoBolognaItaly

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