In the film Amadeus, Salieri wonders what Mozart looks like. He knows Mozart by reputation, but has never met the man. He says:
“As I went through the salon, I played a game with myself. This man had written his first concerto at the age of four; his first symphony at seven; a full-scale opera at twelve. Did it show? Is talent like that written on the face?”
Good question. Decide for yourself:
Which brings me to a game we can play: Physicist or not a physicist?
Look at the following portraits, and see if you can see the spark of genius in them. Which ones are as smart as Einstein? And which ones are merely composers, economists, or chess players? [Answers follow at the end of the post.]
[A quick note on the…
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