Richard Phillips Feynman (1918-1988) was an American physicist.
He provided the foundations for the quantum theory of radiation, for which he was awarded a share of the 1965 Nobel Prize for Physics.
As a member of the committee investigating the Challenger space-shuttle disaster in 1986, be demonstrated the lethal faults in the rubber seals on the shuttle's booster rocket.
Why is Richard Feynman famous?
Richard Feynman is famous for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics.Life in Brief:
- Being born on May 11, Richard was a Taurus.
- his ethnicity: White.
- his mother's name: Lucille Phillips.
- his father's name: Melville Feynman.
- Sister : Joan.
Richard Feynman had studied at Far Rockaway High School, Far Rockaway, NY and then he attended the BS, MIT (in 1939).
Richard dated Arline Greenbaum (wife) and amongst other amorous encounters was Mary Lou (wife).
He died on Monday, February 15, 1988, in Los Angeles; cause of death: cancer - stomach.
Famous Why : Surely he's joking.