What famous physicist was asked to become president of Israel?
Asked by: Becky
The scientist in question was Albert Einstein. The offer of presidency, which he declined, was made in 1952.
Answered by: David Latchman, B.Sc. Physics, University of the West Indies
'There is no inductive method which could lead to the fundamental concepts of physics. Failure to understand this fact constituted the basic philosophical error of so many investigators of the nineteenth century.'