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Richard Feynman

Richard Phillips Feynman (1918–1988) was an American theoretical physicist, He received the Nobel Prize in Physics. He was a popularizer of physics through both books and lectures, the “Great Explainer.” He was on the Manhattan Project. He used a strip bar as an office. He painted “Feynman diagrams” on his van.

Feynman sketched under the pseudonym "Ofey" exhibiting of his work. He played a metal percussion instrument (frigideira) in a samba style in Brazil.

Feynman attacked philosophy often, calling it “low-level baloney,” and saying philosophers “are always on the outside making stupid remarks.” For this he was titled the "Accidental Philosopher."

He begins working calculus problems in his head as soon as he awakens. He did calculus while driving in his car, while sitting in the living room, and while lying in bed at night.” - Mary Louise Bell divorce complaint


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Science           4            PhD, Nobel Prize

Law                 0                      

Medicine         0                                                  

Business         0                       

Philosophy      1            "Accidental philosopher."                           

Art                   2            Writer, artist, musician    

Travel              0                  

Sports             *                    

Beauty            1            Personality  

Family             1            Married with children 

Fame              1                        

Civic               1            Manhattan Project         

Career            1                        

Wealth            0                   

Leader            1            The "Great Explainer"       

Humanity        1            Teacher     

TOTAL          14            Factotum