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The Feynman Series - The key to science

The Feynman Series - The key to science

(4:02) Joan Feynman wonders over her husband brother Richard Feynman's fascination with the nature of nature. The Feynman Series is a companion project of The Sagan Series working in the hopes of promoting scientific literacy. Created by @ReidGower twitter.com/reidgower

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Guest: PGtips (2210 days ago)
Joan Feynman was not Richard Feynman's wife but his sister. She is an astrophysicst, who wiorked for NASSA on solar wind, among other things.
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Joan Feynman was not Richard Feynman's wife but his sister. She is an astrophysicst, who wiorked for NASSA on solar wind, among other things.
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Guest: Richard S (2210 days ago)
I have an advanced degree in Physics and can honestly say that Joan Feynman was Richard's wife. I do believe that you are wrong as you obviously just need a break from work to troll. Sad.
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I have an advanced degree in Physics and can honestly say that Joan Feynman was Richard's wife. I do believe that you are wrong as you obviously just need a break from work to troll. Sad.
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Guest: PGtips (2210 days ago)
Since the clip has her talking about being woken up as a little girl to be shown the aurora by Richard, don't you think it more likely that she was his sister? Also see her Wikipedia entry - unless that's wrong. Just because you have a degree in astrophysics (advanced or not) does not mean you know anything about the families of scientists. Know when you expertise is relevant.
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Since the clip has her talking about being woken up as a little girl to be shown the aurora by Richard, don't you think it more likely that she was his sister? Also see her Wikipedia entry - unless that's wrong. Just because you have a degree in astrophysics (advanced or not) does not mean you know anything about the families of scientists. Know when you expertise is relevant.
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glortman glortman (2210 days ago)
Latest comment: Oh, PG, don't feed the troll. Richard S, or Sam from Aberdeen, or Bob from Wasilla, or whatever he calls himself this week, is not to be talked to.
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Latest comment: Oh, PG, don't feed the troll. Richard S, or Sam from Aberdeen, or Bob from Wasilla, or whatever he calls himself this week, is not to be talked to.
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Guest: Bazzy (2210 days ago)
PGtips, is right. Richard Feynman was married three times, Firstly to Arline Greenbaum, then Mary Lou Bell and finally to Gweneth Howarth. Joan Feynman was his sister. You obviously just needed a break from work to tell people on forums about your advanced degree. Sad.
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PGtips, is right. Richard Feynman was married three times, Firstly to Arline Greenbaum, then Mary Lou Bell and finally to Gweneth Howarth. Joan Feynman was his sister. You obviously just needed a break from work to tell people on forums about your advanced degree. Sad.
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BoreMeEditor BoreMeEditor (2210 days ago)
Apologies for assuming Joan Feynman was Richard Feynman's wife and not checking first. Thanks PGtips, I have corrected the description.
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Apologies for assuming Joan Feynman was Richard Feynman's wife and not checking first. Thanks PGtips, I have corrected the description.
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