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Feynman, Richard Phillips

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

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Physicists

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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


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