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Richard P. Feynman - Surely You're Joking Mr.Feynman (Adventures of a Curious Character)

BRIEF: A collection of hilarious and somewhat unbelievable stories and anecdotes from the Nobel Prize Winning Physicist and all round mischievous character – Richard Feynman. 229 more words

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Smallest hard disk to date writes information atom by atom

Every day, modern society creates more than a billion gigabytes of new data. To store all this data, it is increasingly important that each single bit occupies as little space as possible. 609 more words


I would rather have questions that can't be answered

I would rather have questions that can’t be answered than answers that can’t be questioned.
— Richard Feynman

Image: By Copyright Tamiko Thiel 1984 (OTRS communication from photographer) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons


LFK Thoughtful Weekends 002

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Second installment of LFK Thoughtful Weekends – if you missed the first one or want to read the story behind it is here: … 918 more words


My Time with Richard Feynman

In my mind Richard Feynman stands for something I have always aspired to achieve. The joy of pure learning, without thinking whether it will help me in my career or life. 105 more words


Why vs. How (or the Agony and Ecstasy of Magnets via Richard Feynman)

So…after a bit of a hiatus (of, like, 2 years) I am back in that deliriously loopy world called BOUNDED IN A NUTSHELL.  Working on a new draft after a lovely workshop reading with NYC-based FRESH PRODUCE’D a little while ago. 166 more words

Reading the Comics, June 26, 2015: June 23, 2016 Plus Golden Lizards Edition

And now for the huge pile of comic strips that had some mathematics-related content on the 23rd of June. I admit some of them are just using mathematics as a stand-in for “something really smart people do”. 980 more words