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Einstein - Not Enough Time

Rapper says E=mc2 = True love
East London rap DJ Vader turns Einstein's theory of special relativity into a love song - Einstein (not enough time).

Einstein loved music and dreamt up the theory of relativity, but even he might have struggled to imagine his iconic E=mc2 formula being turned into a love song - Einstein (not enough time) - by an East London rapper.

Rap DJ Vader, aka John Vader, is not the most likely advocate of Einstein, the 22-year-old, who hails from Tower Hamlets, London – home of Mercury prize-winning DJ Dizzee Rascal - did not think much of physics at school and spent most his time playing truant – something he now regrets.

Vader was inspired to ‘mix’ the tune after spotting a quote from Einstein on a greeting card in a record shop last month.

The quote from the physicist reads: ‘When a man sits with a pretty girl for an hour, it seems like a minute. But let him sit on a hot stove for a minute – and it’s longer than any hour. That’s relativity.’

Like most of his rap songs, Vader released ‘Einstein (not enough time)’ through his website

It was here that scientists from the Institute of Physics came across it. They contacted the DJ and asked if they could use his track to help take ‘mass’ to the masses.
Einstein (not enough time) is featured on the Einstein Year Time Twins game, or you could listen to Einstein – Not Enough Time here

You may need Real Player (works for PC or Mac) to listen to Vader's tunes.