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Einstein Letters of Admiration and Advice Auctioned in Jerusalem

A note written by Albert Einstein to an Italian woman scientist who had declined to meet him sold at auction Tuesday along with a batch of other letters left by the renowned physicist. "To the scientific researcher, at whose feet I slept and sat for two full days, as a friendly souvenir," reads the note in his native German, signed and dated October 1921, which fetched $6,100 at Winner's Auctions & Exhibitions in Jerusalem. The auction house said Einstein, then 42 and...

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