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Einstein number of Joris Van der Jeugt

Most mathematicians are familiar with the definition of one's
Erdös
number, see the Erdös
Number Project Web site.

I have heard physicists talk about their Einstein number: Einstein's
own Einstein number is 0. His co-authors have Einstein number 1. People
other than Einstein who have written a joint paper with someone with
Einstein
number 1 but not with Einstein himself have Einstein number 2, and so
on.

I think that my own Einstein number is currently 4; one possible path
is:

Joris VAN DER JEUGT

Robert T. SHARP

Marcos MOSHINSKY

V. BARGMANN

A. EINSTEIN

*Joris Van der
Jeugt
28
May 1997 *