Richard Phillips Feynman

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Physician and professor renowned for his numerous works, especially in electrodynamics, Richard Phillips Feynman takes part in the conception of the American atomic bomb within the context of the Manhattan project in Los Alamos. As a true teacher, he wrote scientific and accessible works to explain physics to the general public and, especially, his students. He took part in a conference organized by the American Physical Society at the California Institute of Technology in December 1959 and introduced the idea of the nano world during his famous speech “Plenty of Room at the Bottom“. He received the Nobel Prize of Physics in 1965.

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