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Einstein's brain in a Jar?? Diane J DJ Lost dianejmsn@hotmail.com Last trivia for the day, so take advantage of it while it's hot!!! LOL

Albert Einstein wished for his body to be cremated, but his brain to be saved and studied. And thus it was. Thomas Harvey was a pathologist who worked at a small hospital in Princeton, N.J. when Einstein died in 1955 at the age of 76. Harvey performed the autopsy, determined Einstein died of natural causes and took the brain home with him. For approximately twenty two years, the brain was lost, until Steven Levy, a reporter for the New Jersey Monthly, hopped into his car and set out to find it. Find it he did, and it was still in Thomas Harvey's house. After a longer while, he sheepishly told me it was in the very office we were sitting in. He walked to a box labeled 'Costa Cider' and pulled out two big Mason jars. In those were the remains of the brain that changed the world



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