Year: 2008 Pages: 7
The World Year of Physics 2005 celebrates Einstein 1905. Too much celebration of a single character may be hazardous as an example for the younger generation. With such a motto in mind, I comment on some episodes in Einstein's scientific career that are at some extent characterized by what could be dubbed blundering behavior. The final purpose is obviously to humanize the personage as opposed to the current trend of deification.