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Feynman’s Father

Posted on the 22 June 2011 by Jerry At Ays

This clip of Richard Feynman discussing inertia is notable for two reasons.

First, he explains inertia in a wonderfully clear manner.

But, even better to me, is the way his father answered his questions. It made the young Richard run back to his wagon to observe for himself what his father had said.
This is the way to be with your own young scientist… “No pressure.  Just lovely, interesting discussions.”


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