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The Genius of Obsession

Legend (or fact) has it that Albert Einstein stumbled on the Theory of Relativity when he spied the clock in a public square. Actually, “stumbling” is the wrong word. If Einstein had not been thinking about mysteries of the universe, seeing the clock would not have meant anything to him. But Einstein had a deep […]

How to Have More “Aha!” Moments

You’ve heard perhaps the tale of Archimedes, the long-ago Greek scientist who noticed the water rise when he sat in his bath. In this eureka moment, Archimedes realized he could use the same principle to learn whether the king’s crown was made with pure gold. Whether or not the tale is true, the fact is […]