The Physicists - Act II, Part II Summary & Analysis

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Act II, Part II Summary

Einstein and Newton are more intent than ever to escape the villa, but Mobius does not wish to go: he is resigned to his fate. Newton states that it's Mobius' responsibility as a scientific genius to share his knowledge with the world in order to better lives. Mobius remarks casually that he has essentially solved physics, and come up with (in modern parlance) the "theory of everything," a "Principle of Universal Discovery" in Mobius's words to explain all physical phenomena. This has all been dictated to him by King Solomon.

The other physicists have different reactions to this revelation. Newton states that it is a scientist's duty to release such knowledge to the world, irrespective of possible consequences (such as the atomic bomb, or worse). It is not a scientist's job to corral mankind into the correct...

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