In celebration of Feynman’s birthday.
Apologies for late post, shocking hangover kept me in bed all day.
Richard P. Feynman would have turned 95 today. We’ll miss him always.
Lecture 1: Law of Gravitation — An Example of Physical Law http://bit.ly/10nWIDw
Lecture 2: The Relation of Mathematics and Physics http://bit.ly/11YPw2X
Lecture 3: The Great Conservation Principles http://bit.ly/11YPs3j
Lecture 4: Symmetry in Physical Law http://bit.ly/17aAa1n
Lecture 5: The Distinction of Past and Future http://bit.ly/1351R52
Lecture 6: Probability and Uncertainty — The Quantum Mechanical View of Nature http://bit.ly/10ArKh1
If your favorite scientists throughout history were super-hip web start-ups, these would be their logos.
I would buy stock in that Feynman guy any day. He’s my dude. Check out the rest of the superb collection from Alan Betancourt.
Sorry I missed it, was en route from London to Austin.
Uncredited Photographer Theoretical Physicists Murray Gell-Mann and Richard Feynman 1959
“…will you understand what I’m going to tell you? …No, you’re not going to be able to understand it. …I don’t understand it. Nobody does…. The scale of light can be described by numbers—called the frequency—and as the numbers get higher, the light goes from red to blue to ultraviolet. We can’t see ultraviolet light, but it can affect photographic plates. It’s still light… Light is something like raindrops—each little lump of light is called a photon—and if the light is all one color, all the ‘raindrops’ are the same color… Every instrument that has been designed to be sensitive enough to detect weak light has always ended up discovering that the same thing: light is made of particles…” Richard Feynman, “QED : The Strange Theory of Light and Matter” 1985
“Just because things get a little dingy at the subatomic level doesn’t mean all bets are off.” Murray Gell-Mann