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1 Richard Feynmnn on Fri Aug 16, 2013 8:47 pm

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I never knew much about Richard feymann until late in life.  A truly brilliant mind.

From the video's description:  
"Richard Phillips Feynman was an American theoretical physicist known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics (he proposed the parton model). For his contributions to the development of quantum electrodynamics, Feynman, jointly with Julian Schwinger and Sin-Itiro Tomonaga, received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965. He developed a widely used pictorial representation scheme for the mathematical expressions governing the behavior of subatomic particles, which later became known as Feynman diagrams. During his lifetime, Feynman became one of the best-known scientists in the world. In a 1999 poll of 130 leading physicists worldwide by the British journal Physics World he was ranked as one of the ten greatest physicists of all time.

He assisted in the development of the atomic bomb and was a member of the panel that investigated the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. In addition to his work in theoretical physics, Feynman has been credited with pioneering the field of quantum computing, and introducing the concept of nanotechnology. He held the Richard Chace Tolman professorship in theoretical physics at the California Institute of Technology."



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2 Re: Richard Feynmnn on Sun Aug 18, 2013 11:11 pm

was there supposed to be a link?bounce bounce bounce 

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3 Re: Richard Feynmnn on Sun Aug 18, 2013 11:27 pm

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There is a 1 1/2 hour YouTube video documentary embedded at the bottom..... Isn't there?
I see it, but maybe it does not appear for you?

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