The Man Who Stole Einstein’s Brain on SBS Viceland – The brain of Albert Einstein has never been laid to rest.

Although the iconic genius died in 1955, pieces of the brain that changed our view of the universe have roamed the world ever since, in mayonnaise jars, cardboard boxes and car trunks.

Yet the man behind the brain’s bizarre afterlife has remained a shadowy figure.

In this quirky, intimate portrait of Thomas Stoltz Harvey, The Man Who Stole Einstein’s Brain reveals the stranger-than-fiction saga of an obsession that lasted half a century.

The Man Who Stole Einstein’s Brain on SBS Viceland and SBS on Demand – Premiere – Wednesday, 29 November at 10.05pm

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The Man Who Stole Einstein's Brain on SBS Viceland