Feynman, Richard

   American physicist. Born in New York City, he worked on the atom bomb project. In 1965 he shared the Nobel Prize for Physics. From 1950 he was professor at the California Institute of Technology.

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  • Feynman, Richard P. — ▪ American physicist in full  Richard Phillips Feynman   born May 11, 1918, New York, New York, U.S. died February 15, 1988, Los Angeles, California       American theoretical physicist who was widely regarded as the most brilliant, influential,… …   Universalium

  • Feynman, Richard P. — ► (1918 88) Físico estadounidense. Fue premio Nobel de Física en 1965, compartido con S. Tomonaga y J. Schwinger, por sus trabajos sobre electrodinámica cuántica …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Feynman, Richard —  (1918–1988) American physicist …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • FEYNMAN, RICHARD PHILLIPS — (1918–1988), U.S. theoretical physicist. Born in New York City, Feynman was the son of an immigrant garment salesman and frustrated scientist whose curiosity and understanding of natural phenomena was a lifelong inspiration to his son. Educated… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Feynman , Richard Phillips — (1918–1988) American theoretical physicist The father of Feynman had been brought with his immigrant parents from Minsk, Byelorussia, in 1895. Feynman himself was born in New York and educated at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and at… …   Scientists

  • Feynman, Richard P(hillips) — born May 11, 1918, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Feb. 15, 1988, Los Angeles, Calif. U.S. theoretical physicist. He received his Ph.D. from Princeton University. During World War II he worked on the Manhattan Project. From 1950 he taught at the… …   Universalium

  • Feynman, Richard P(hillips) — (11 may. 1918, Nueva York, N.Y., EE.UU.–15 feb. 1988, Los Ángeles, Cal.). Físico teórico estadounidense. Recibió su Ph.D. de la Universidad de Princeton. Durante la segunda guerra mundial trabajó en el proyecto Manhattan. Desde 1950 enseñó en el… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Feynman, Richard Phillips — (1918–1987)    US physicist and Nobel laureate, 1965. Born in New York, Feynman was involved in the war time atom bomb project at Princeton and Los Alamos. After the war he became professor of theoretical physics at the California Institute of… …   Who’s Who in Jewish History after the period of the Old Testament

  • Feynman,Richard Phillips — Feyn·man (fīnʹmən), Richard Phillips. 1918 1988. American physicist. He shared a 1965 Nobel Prize for research in quantum electrodynamics. * * * …   Universalium

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