Richard Phillips Feynman

1918 - 1988

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Richard Feynman was a Nobel prize winner famous for his unusual life style and for his popular books and lectures on mathematics and physics.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (35 books/articles)

Some Quotations (8)

A Poster of Richard Feynman

Mathematicians born in the same country

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Additional Material in MacTutor

  1. Introduction to Surely you're joking Mr Feynman

Honours awarded to Richard Feynman
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Nobel Prize1965
Fellow of the Royal Society1965


Other Web sites
  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Feynman online
  3. Nobel prizes site (A biography of Feynman and his Nobel prize presentation speech)
  4. Univerity of Auckland (Streaming video of Feynman's 1979 lectures)
  1. Boston Globe (Obituary)
  2. John Talbot (The role of doubt in science)
  3. Mathematical Genealogy Project

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