I find it interesting that his most prominent scientific achievement involved helping hearts (like mine) beat in a healthy rhythm and that he did political commentary with rhythm, rhyme, and meter. Born in a different generation, he might have become a rapper.
Eisenberg's first letter-to-the-editor limerick was a condemnation of a proposed policy of gradual withdrawal from Iraq shared in an OpEd piece by then-Senator Barack Obama during the 2008 election campaign:
And when Donald Trump was elected, Eisenberg was also inspired by his muse to pen a limerick:
So, when it came time to write Eisenberg's obituary, the Times rose to the occasion:
(As we used to routinely say in the heyday of blogging, H/T to Ann Althouse, for linking to this story on her blog)
[I'm the pastor of Living Water Lutheran Church in Centerville, Ohio, and I'm a fan of clean limericks.]