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While word was still getting out he had passed away at the age of 76, something rather disturbing was happening at the hospital. Einstein's brain had been stolen, and that is just the beginning of the story.
Albert Einstein and his equation E = mc2 are famously connected to the modern atomic age. But as nuclear historian Alex Wellerstein writes in this counterfactual account of history, the great physicist mattered than you'd think in the invention of the nuclear bomb.