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… has it that the equilibrium of an image will tend to fluctuate until dissipation sets in — unless the image is firmly held.

The validity of Einstein’s argument has once again been demonstrated — in the very history of the image of Einstein himself.

Hebrew University owns the rights to the use of Einstein’s image, and it has just sued General Motors for turning the physicist into a boy toy (image here – looks like Sam Elliott!) for an SUV ad.

Must be a limerick in here.

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4 Responses to “As you know, Einstein’s Fluctuation Dissipation Theorem…”

  1. Polish Peter Says:

    Perhaps they could just say it is an image of a a creepy cut old guy who bears a superficial resemblance to Einstein, in the form of the Godzilla reference in Austin Powers’ Goldmember:

  2. Margaret Soltan Says:

    A convoluted but clever way out of the problem, Polish Peter.

  3. Brett Says:

    GM says using Al’s picture is relative
    But HU says, “No, it’s fellative.
    “You stole it, you know.
    And we think that blows.
    So we’ll sue you until we feel well again.”

  4. Margaret Soltan Says:

    Brett: The limerick’s swellative! Thanks.

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