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Feynman, Richard Phillips

Born: 1918 AD
Died: 1988 AD, at 70 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Physicists


US author, educator, and physicist


wrote memoirs "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman" 1985, "What Do You Care What Other People Think" 1988


led investigation of space shuttle Challenger explosion


Nobel Prize in Physics 1965


Page last updated: 3:16am, 25th Jul '06

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