Nikola Tesla on Albert Einstein

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“I hold that space cannot be curved, for the simple reason that it can have no properties. It might as well be said that God has properties. He has not, but only attributes and these are of our own making. Of properties we can only speak when dealing with matter filling the space. To say that in the presence of large bodies space becomes curved is equivalent to stating that something can act upon nothing. I, for one, refuse to subscribe to such a view.”

    – New York Herald Tribune (11 September 1932)

“Einsteins relativity work is a magnificent mathematical garb which fascinates, dazzles and makes people blind to the underlying errors. The theory is like a beggar clothed in purple whom ignorant people take for a king… its exponents are brilliant men but they are metaphysicists rather than scientists.”

    – New York Times (11 July 1935), p. 23, c.8

“Miss! Never trust a Jew!”

    – To a secretary, as quoted in Tesla: Man Out of Time (1998) by Margaret Cheney, p.165 (footnote) (probably not about Einstein but well…)

 

 

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