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Quote of the Day

Hell, if I could explain it to the average person, it wouldn’t have been worth the Nobel prize.

—Richard Feynman

Science

Everything is Interesting

You just have to look at it the right way. Set yourself the challenge to see if you could turn up anything that was intrinsically and completely dull. 61 more words

Philosophy

Quote of the Day

There are 1011 stars in the galaxy. That used to be a huge number. But it’s only a hundred billion. It’s less than the national deficit!

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Politics

When genius fails us

Of all the articles I’ve written over the last four years, none elicited stronger responses than “The Problem of Richard Feynman”. While many people responded positively, I was also lambasted by a conservative blogger, accused of trying to boost sales of my nonexistent book or otherwise make money on an unpaid blog, and generally told my intellect was too inferior to dare criticize someone as great as Feynman. 133 more words

Astronomy, Physics, And Related Fields

Feynman's take on prizes/Feynman takes the prizes

“Photo by Tamiko Thiel 1984*

Richard Feynman was known as much (nay, definitely more) for his personality and his approach to science as a generalist than for his contributions to quantum electrodynamics. 307 more words

Publish Or Perish

Nature

Do You Love Nature

I love camping. Its my way to get away from it all. Its also a good way to reconnect with nature. Every time I walk along a forest trail I marvel at the wonder. 37 more words

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