Albert Einstein, circa 1947. The scientist rode the Peak Tram in Hong Kong on November 9, 1922 oblivious to news he had won a Nobel Prize – which only reached him by telegram three days later in Shanghai. Picture: Alamy
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Travellers' Checks by Adam Nebbs

Why was Einstein in Hong Kong the day he won the Nobel Prize?

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Albert Einstein, circa 1947. The scientist rode the Peak Tram in Hong Kong on November 9, 1922 oblivious to news he had won a Nobel Prize – which only reached him by telegram three days later in Shanghai. Picture: Alamy
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