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2006-07-10 09:16:43

By Corinne Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Albert Einstein had half a dozen girlfriends and told his wife they showered him with "unwanted" affection, according to letters released on Monday that shed light on his extra-marital affairs. The wild-haired Jewish-German scientist, renowned for his theory of relativity, spent little time at home. He lectured in Europe and in the United States, where he died in 1955 at age 76. But Einstein wrote hundreds of letters to his family....

2005-09-15 09:41:51

By Jeremy Lovell LONDON (Reuters) - Albert Einstein was the outstanding genius of the 20th century, but he was also an ordinary man who had many affairs during his two marriages. This other side of the German-born scientist who gave the world its most famous equation, E=MC2, and who was declared the man of the century by Time Magazine, is explained in a new exhibition to mark Einstein Year. Revered by leading scientists and the ordinary public alike for his intellectual powers and...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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