A physics course that hooked a generation reminds us that teachers need support.
“Here’s the deal. If ya wanna do this whole physics thing vanilla-style, go buy and read a nice physics textbook. If you want to taste physics — really take it in, like a delicious chocolate mousse or a symphony orchestra or Shakespeare done by British folk, this is where you have to be.”
Oral history interviews with leading scientists (including transcripts and voice clips) from the Center for History of Physics and the Niels Bohr Library & Archives at the American Institute of Physics.
Interview with Dr. Richard Feynman
At Altadena, California
March 4, 1966
It’s a tough job correcting scientifically inaccurate jokes, but someone’s got to do it.
Feynman at numbers 11 & 12.
Also, har de har. I was at a nanoscience conference in Barcelona when the Higgs was announced.
As a public service, I hereby present my findings on physics seminars in convenient graph form. In each case, you will see the Understanding of an Audience Member (assumed to be a run-of-the-mill …
Feynman name drop in the ‘Poetry’ talk.
There have been quite a few controversies over the years.
Feynman in a post about Nobels. And congrats to Higgs and Englert, hope the award doesn’t bum them out.