Tag archives for Richard Feynman

  1. Feynman the Explainer →

    I love stories about Feynman — probably because I love his style and try to emulate it — and Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman! (Adventures of a Curious Character) remains one of my favorite books of all time. Richard Feynman and The Connection Machine, by W. Daniel Hillis for Physics Today1, is a new story…

  2. What Keeps a Train on the Track?

    At first, it may seem very simply and obvious: the flange keeps the wheel on the track, right? Nope, that’s not the answer! To understand why, let’s first get some background on how train wheels are made: The primary take away from the above video is that train wheels are big and come together with…

  3. No Stupid Questions

    Chauncey has left Seattle for an adventure at seminary. Thus far, I approve of his classes: From teamchauncey.wordpress.com: One of my professors said something yesterday that stuck with me. He said, “There are some people who say there are no stupid questions…we know this is patently untrue. However, the stupid question is not asked from…

  4. Surely You’re Joking

    These past few days have been mostly a blur. Studying late in to the night, getting a quick bit of sleep, and then waking up to take whatever final I might have. Only to repeat the same schedule, irrespective of the time. This has lead to some ser…