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Video: Stephen Hawking and Paul Rudd battle for the future of humanity in epic game of quantum chess

By April Gocha / January 28, 2016

In honor of the legendary physicist Richard Feynman and his quantum legacy, California Institute of Technology held a two-day event this week all about quantum science—and it featured one epic video battle.

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Video: Honey, I shrunk the science—Series explores how nanotechnology advances innovation

By April Gocha / January 27, 2016

A new six-part series created by NSF and NBC Learn, called “Nanotechnology: Super small science,” is exploring just how nanotechnology affects our world and tomorrow’s technology.

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Feynman’s life grist for new graphic novel

By / August 31, 2011

A new graphic biography about physicist Richard Feynman has just been published. I don’t have particular “heroes,” but I have always wished I could emulate Feynman’s wisdom, wit and mellow attitude about the physical world. So, I have been looking forward to the completion of this work by writer Jim Ottaviani and illustrator Leland Myrick. The…

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Monday materials mind candy – Flexagons

By / December 7, 2009

My first introduction to flexagons, Richard Feynman, Martin Gardner, Scientific American magazine and topology happened when I was quite young and bedridden for a long time because of a sledding accident (“hey, is that a fence post I am heading for?”). My dad, a plastics engineer, had read about these interesting “toys” and made several…

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Don’t miss Feynman’s ‘Messenger’ lectures

By / July 19, 2009

I know this is not actually news given that word of this came out several days ago, but you have to trust me on this: Turn off the Simpsons, NCI, America’s Got Talent or whatever you would be watching on the tube, and instead gather the entire family around to start watching something really, really…

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