It can’t be easy being the guy who has to introduce Albert Einstein. But it helps if you’re George Bernard Shaw.
You have to love YouTube, although this is only an excerpt from a somewhat longer speech. Most of the text is here.
Sean Carroll is a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Physics at the California Institute of Technology. His research interests include theoretical aspects of cosmology, field theory, and gravitation. His most recent book is The Particle at the End of the Universe, about the Large Hadron Collider and the search for the Higgs boson. Here are some of his favorite blog posts, home page, and email: carroll [at] cosmicvariance.com .