Saturday, 8 October 2011

A Scientist's Story 1: Richard Feynman

Hello everyone!

I just watched 'Feynman Series' on Youtube, it's very inspiring. I've always been inspired by scientists;their work, discovery, thoughts and passion are just amazing! I had an idea, why not make their stories into cartoon strips :P

Besides physics lessons on selected topics, I’ll occasionally post a special section “A Scientist’s Story”; inspiring stories of a great scientist each time. We’ll start with Richard Feynman, one of the greatest physicists of the 20th century. He won the Nobel Prize for physics in 1965.

You can read more about Feynman :) and watch his interview "Feynman's Father and Inertia" on Youtube

Here are some photos
Young Feynman with his parents and his dog.

Feynman and his bongos.

Feynman lecturing. He was also an excellent teacher.

Feynman making funny faces at the Nobel Prize. If you're interested, you can watch Feynman's talk about "Honours" on youtube

" I don't like honours. I appreciate it for the work that I did, and for people who appreciate it, and I know there's a lot of physicists who use my work, I don't need anything else....  The prize is the pleasure of finding the thing out, the kick in the discovery, the observation that other people use it - those are the real things, the honours are unreal to me. " - Feynman

Have a lovely Sunday!

xo Esther


  1. I'd liked to see one on Nikola Tesla or Erwin Schrodinger if that's not too demanding :).

  2. This is really good Esther. Actually if you are thinking of moving to Singapore's Education system, you can consolidate this and apply under the Senior Teacher or even the Master Teacher's scheme.

    If possible do your masters first. :)


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