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Did a CIA Experiment Create the Unabomber?
For full episodes of Dark Matters, visit http://www.youtube.com/user/sciencefullepisodes A student at Harvard named Theodore Kaczynski, aka the Unabomber, participated in an intense experiment in the...
Richard Feynman Intro
A Look Into the Enduring Vision of the Iconic Artist Isamu Noguchi Photos
AD looks through its archives to find the best examples of why this American-born artist remains a design visionary
Antoine Blanchard (Maler)
Antoine Blanchard (1910 - 1988) war ein französischer Maler,
Richard Feynman videos
A collection of videos and other resources about the physicist Richard Feynman.
Pan Am Flight 103 victims
Kenneth Williams
Kenneth Charles Williams (22 February 1926 – 15 April 1988) was an English comic actor and comedian. He was one of the main ensemble in 26 of the 31 Carry On films, and appeared in numerous Brit...
A Look Into the Enduring Vision of the Iconic Artist Isamu Noguchi Photos
AD looks through its archives to find the best examples of why this American-born artist remains a design visionary
Richard Schulze-Kossens
Richard Schulze (2 October 1914 in Spandau, Berlin – 3 July 1988 in Düsseldorf) was a Waffen-SS officer during World War II who reached the rank of SS-Obersturmbannführer (lieutenant colonel). During ...
Dmitrii Menshov
Dmitrii Evgenevich Menshov (also spelled Menchoff, Menšov, Menchov; Russian: Дми́трий Евгéньевич Меньшóв; 18 April 1892 – 25 November 1988) was a Russian mathematician known for his contributions ...
Feynman diagram
In theoretical physics, Feynman diagrams are pictorial representations of the mathematical expressions describing the behavior of subatomic particles. The scheme is named for its inventor, American ph...
Feynman–Kac formula
The Feynman–Kac formula named after Richard Feynman and Mark Kac, establishes a link between parabolic partial differential equations (PDEs) and stochastic processes. It offers a method of solving cer...
Wheeler–Feynman absorber theory
The Wheeler–Feynman absorber theory (also called the Wheeler–Feynman time-symmetric theory) is an interpretation of electrodynamics derived from the assumption that the solutions of the electromagneti...
Josephine Elder
Josephine Elder was the penname of Olive Gwendoline Potter (5 December 1895, Croydon - 24 July 1988), an English children's author who published ten school stories between 1924 and 1940 as well as num...
Bethe–Feynman formula
The Bethe-Feynman efficiency formula, a simple method for calculating the yield of a fission bomb, was first derived in 1943 after development in 1942. Aspects of the formula are speculated to be secr...
Hellmann–Feynman theorem
In quantum mechanics, the Hellmann–Feynman theorem relates the derivative of the total energy with respect to a parameter, to the expectation value of the derivative of the Hamiltonian with respect to...
Feynman slash notation
In the study of Dirac fields in quantum field theory, Richard Feynman invented the convenient Feynman slash notation (less commonly known as the Dirac slash notation). If A is a covariant vector (i.e....
Charles Farrell (Irish actor)
Charles Farrell (1900–1988) was an Irish film and television actor.Born 6 August 1900 in Dublin, Ireland, Farrell moved to America and appeared in a stock company in Detroit when a child. He came to E...
Feynman parametrization
Feynman parametrization is a technique for evaluating loop integrals which arise from Feynman diagrams with one or more loops. However, it is sometimes useful in integration in areas of pure mathemati...
Oda Schaefer
Oda Schaefer (really Oda Lange, born December 21, 1900 in Berlin-Wilmersdorf as Oda Krus; died September 4, 1988 in Munich) was a German writer and journalist.
Oda Schaefer was the daughter of Ebe...
Walter E. Hussman, Sr.
Walter Edward Hussman, Sr. (July 20, 1906 – July 2, 1988), was a mass media magnate from Camden, Arkansas, whose holdings included six daily newspapers in Arkansas, several radio and television...
Fred Rhodes
Fred Foster Rhodes (21 March 1904 – 1988) was an English professional footballer whose career as a centre forward was spent at Bradford City.Born in Gomersal, England, Rhodes' four-year career with Br...
Path integral formulation
The path integral formulation of quantum mechanics is a description of quantum theory which generalizes the action principle of classical mechanics. It replaces the classical notion of a single, uniq...
Yoshi Katō
Yoshi Katō (加藤 嘉, Katō Yoshi, 12 January 1913 – 1 March 1988) was a Japanese film actor. He appeared in more than 175 films between 1949 and 1988. He won the award for Best Actor at the ...
Antoine Blanchard
Antoine Blanchard is the pseudonym under which French painter, Marcel Masson (1910–1988) painted his immensely popular Parisian street scenes. He was born in a small village near the banks of the Loir...
Sticky bead argument
In general relativity, the sticky bead argument is a simple thought experiment designed to show that gravitational radiation is indeed predicted by general relativity, and can have physical effects. ...
Hugh A. Robertson
Hugh A. Robertson (May 28, 1932-January 10, 1988) was an African-American film director and editor. While Robertson was credited as an editor for only three films, Midnight Cowboy (directed by John Sc...
One-electron universe
The one-electron universe postulate, proposed by John Wheeler in a telephone call to Richard Feynman in the spring of 1940, states that all electrons and positrons are actually manifestations of a sin...
The Feynman Lectures on Physics
The Feynman Lectures on Physics is a physics textbook based on some lectures by Richard P. Feynman, a Nobel laureate who has sometimes been called “The Great Explainer”. The lectures were given to und...