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Richard Feynman (1918–1988)

Richard Feynman is one of the twentieth century's greatest physicists. He worked on the atomic bomb project and won the Nobel Prize for his work in quantum electrodynamics. He was one of the chief investigators in the Challenger Shuttle disaster. See full bio »

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(age 69) in California, USA

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Infinity
Infinity Writer
(1996)
Fun to Imagine
Fun to Imagine Himself
(1983)
Horizon
Horizon Himself
(1964-1988)

Filmography

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 1996 Infinity (books "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" and "What Do You Care What Other People Think?'")
 1964 The Character of Physical Law (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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 1979 Anti-Clock
The Physicist
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 2001 Coil (writer: "Kargyraa Rap")
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 1962 About Time (TV Movie) (advisor)
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 1964-1988 Horizon (TV Series documentary)
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- The Quest for Tannu Tuva (1988) ... Himself
- The Pleasure of Finding Things Out (1981) ... Himself
- Strangeness Minus Three (1964) ... Himself
 1983 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- The Pleasure of Finding Things Out (1983) ... Himself
 1983 Fun to Imagine (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Magnets (and Why Questions) (1983) ... Himself
- Rubber Bands (1983) ... Himself
- Fire (1983) ... Himself
- Jiggling Atoms (1983) ... Himself
 1964 The Character of Physical Law (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself
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 2016 E-penser (TV Series documentary)
Himself
- Le Spin (2016) ... Himself
 2015 CERN: Warum wir das tun was wir tun (Video documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2013 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 2011 The Reality of Me (TROM) (Documentary)
Himself
 2010 The End of God? A Horizon Guide to Science and Religion (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2010 CERN neboli Továrna na absolutno (Documentary)
Himself
 2008 Nova (TV Series documentary)
Himself, Physicist
- Parallel Worlds, Parallel Lives (2008) ... Himself, Physicist
 2008 Battle for the Beginning (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2006 Challenger: The Untold Story (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 2005 Dan Aykroyd Unplugged on UFOs (Documentary)
Himself - Nobel Prize Winner
 1999 Genghis Blues (Documentary)
Himself

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Other Works:

(March 10 to May 13, 2001) Ralph Leighton and his writings, "Tuva or Bust!," inspired Peter Parnell's play, "QED," in a world premiere at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California. Gordon Davidson was director.

Publicity Listings:

2 Biographical Movies | 2 Portrayals | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Richard P. Feynman
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Personal Quote:

If I could explain it to the average person, I wouldn't have been worth the Nobel Prize. "Reality must take precedence over public relations, for nature cannot be fooled. [on identifying the reason for the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger by showing that O-rings grow brittle when immersed in water, Life magazine, January 1987] See more »

Trivia:

Pictured on one of four 37¢ USA commemorative postage stamps honoring American Scientists, issued 4 May 2005. Others honored in this issue were geneticist Barbara McClintock, mathematician John von Neumann, and physicist/thermodynamicist Josiah Willard Gibbs. See more »

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