My meeting with the Chief Rabbi of Israel George was late to class and found two problems on the board. He quickly copied them down and worked on them for homework. With great difficulty he solved them and left them on his professor's crowded desk.
Several months later, on a Sunday morning at 8:00 AM the professor was franticly knocking on George's front door with George’s homework in his hand. “I just wrote an introduction to one of your papers. Read it so we can send it out right away for publication.” It turns out the problems on the board were not homework but two unsolvable equations. George had missed the start of the lecture when the professor explained this fact. The professor worked with George to develop his equations into a PhD thesis. Read More