Richard Feynman – “Fun to Imagine: Using physics to explain how the world works” (1983)

Richard Phillips Feynman (1918-1988) 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. 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. In a 1999 poll of 130 leading international physicists he was ranked as one of the ten greatest physicists of all time.

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One thought on “Richard Feynman – “Fun to Imagine: Using physics to explain how the world works” (1983)

  1. … so trees come from the air :)
    loved the dismantling of the “why” question!
    … so THAT’S what the differential on a vehicle is! i seem to remember paying good money once to get this fixed …
    mmmm – stand in the middle of the stars and the atoms and enjoy it both ways …
    an hour well spent – an excellent model for explaining anything to students

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