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(O)ne might have thought the death of the most famous scientist in history 50 years ago might have merited some coverage. Not a bit of it: the passing of Albert Einstein in 1955 has failed to register on the cultural radar. … Perhaps it is not so surprising, given that by the time of his death at the age of 76 Einstein was regarded as a has-been ….

— Robert Matthews (2005)