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    The greatest scientists of all time invited to a conference

    * Newton said he'd drop in.

    * Socrates said he'd think about it.

    * Ohm resisted the idea.

    * Boyle said he was under too much pressure

    * Darwin said he'd wait to see what evolved.

    * Pierre and Marie Curie radiated enthusiasm.

    * Volta was electrified at the prospect

    * Pavlov positively drooled at the thought.

    * Ampere was worried he wasn't current.

    * Audobon said he'd have to wing it.

    * Edison thought it would be illuminating.

    * Einstein said it would be relatively easy to attend.

    * Archimedes was buoyant at the thought.

    * Dr Jekyll declined - he said he hadn't been feeling himself lately.

    * Morse said, "I'll be there on the dot. Can't stop now, must dash."

    * Gauss was asked to attend because of his magnetism.

    * Hertz said he planned to attend with greater frequency in the future.

    * Watt thought it would be a good way to let off steam.

    * Wilbur Wright accepted, provided he and Orville could get a flight!

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    * Erwin Schrödinger said that he would and would not attend.

    * Charles Coulomb wanted to know what the charge was
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    Always annoys me when Edison gets mentioned in this sort of thing (serious or otherwise) but Tesla doesn't :|

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    Tesla said he would have gone but nobody remembered to invite him.

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    Tesla promised he'd arrive directly.

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    Wolfgang Pauli would like to have gone but he was excluded.
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    * Heisenburg wasn't sure when he'd arrive as he'd looked at his GPS

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    * Werner Heisenberg could not attend because was uncertain about where he was and how much momentum he had.

    Edit: Beaten to it on Heisenberg.

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    * Turing is thought to have RSVP'd but it could have been a convincing AI

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    Heh heh, good ones.

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    Torricelli's wife said he couldn't go until he'd done the vacuuming.



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