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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Feynman On Science


An old (1974) Richard Feynman CalTech address (in print) on what science is and isn't --- several important and timeless points made:

http://www.lhup.edu/~DSIMANEK/cargocul.htm


2 comments:

Anonymous said...

You should know that a series of Feynman lectures at Cornell from the 60s have now been put online. See here:

http://tinyurl.com/mqu2ur

Arj said...

Yes, I'm aware of that development. Many Feynman lectures/talks have been available on the Web for sometime; don't know that the Cornell ones will add anything new, but I deliberately chose not to reference them because in good conscience(!!), I honestly don't like to promote Microsoft products and the new online videos are a Microsoft concoction!