May 1, 2003
British scientists believe Albert Einstein and Isaac Newton may have suffered from Asperger syndrome — a form of autism.
The disorder causes deficiencies in social and communication skills and obsessive interests.
“Newton seems like a classic case. He hardly spoke, was so engrossed in his work that he often forgot to eat, and was lukewarm or bad-tempered with the few friends he had. If no one turned up… read more