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In Honor of Richard Feynman - The Great Explainer

Posted by: leelefever on May 11, 2012- 12:15pm

Categories: Explainers, feynman, physics, science, video

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Today I was reminded by Brain Pickings that it's Richard Feynman's birthday.  He passed away in 1988, and would have been 94 today.  I recently became fascinated with Feynman while doing research on the Art of Explanation book.  Feynman was a brilliant and colorful American Phycisist who played a major role in the Manhattan Project and later won a Nobel Prize.  He was known as "The Great Explainer" due to his ability to help people understand and more importantly, be inspired by science and the... Continue Reading