Archive for October, 2010

TGA award for correcting Einstein’s mistake

Saturday, October 23rd, 2010

Press reports
(inaccurate, but some journalists made a good effort, and it is the feeling that counts).

Videos of the TGA award ceremony at the University of Pécs, Hungary

Acceptance speech for the TGA Gold Medal Award, 2010

Dignitaries on the dais,

fellow Laureates,



I am indeed honoured to be here today to receive this award in this august assembly in this historic city and cultural capital of Europe.


Bernardino Telesio and Galileo Galilei are both symbols of resistance to authority. Therefore, it is apt that a key reason why the award is being given to me is for having pointed out Einstein’s mistake, and for having corrected it—for Einstein is one of the greatest figures of scientific authority today.