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Richard Feynman videos

Post by photino » Mon Feb 22, 2010 11:44 pm

Here are some videos and lectures by the brilliant Richard Feynman, all aimed at non-physicists. Much recommended!

The inconceivable nature of nature
BBC Series "Fun to imagine"
1: Jiggling Atoms
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3pYRn5j ... re=related
2: Fire
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ITpDrdtG ... re=related
3: Rubber bands
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XRxAn2DR ... re=related
4: Magnets, and "Why?" questions
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMFPe-Dw ... re=related
5: Bigger is Electricity
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qhh32JYk ... re=related
6: The Mirror
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=msN87y-i ... re=related
7: The Train
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y7h4OtFD ... re=related
8: Seeing Things
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qQQXTMi ... re=related
9: Big Numbers and Stuff Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nmzHQljJ ... re=related
10: Big Numbers and Stuff Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6OrsaL97 ... re=related
11: Ways of Thinking Part 1
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cj4y0EUl ... re=related
12: Ways of Thinking Part 2
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrk3GbJU ... re=related

The Messenger Lectures: The Character of Physical Law
1. The law of gravitation, an example of physical law
2. The relation of mathematics to physics
3. The great conservation principles
4. Symmetry in physical law
5. The distinction of past and future
6. Probability and uncertainty - the quantum mechanical view of nature
7. Seeking new laws
http://research.microsoft.com/apps/tool ... l#data=4|0||||


Lectures on Quantum Electrodynamics (for a general audience!)
on photons, electrons, their interactions, particle physics and quantum field theory...
His book "Q.E.D" is based on these lectures.
http://vega.org.uk/video/subseries/8
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Re: Richard Feynman videos

Post by CharmQuark » Tue Feb 23, 2010 4:14 am

:thumbup:

Love the way this guy explains things :D
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Re: Richard Feynman videos

Post by chriwi » Tue Feb 23, 2010 7:42 am

Yes he is nice, I also loved to read the book where he discribes episodes from his live, like hacking a safe, and not somuch physiks.

Sorry, I forgot the name of the book, anyways only read the German translation.
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Re: Richard Feynman videos

Post by chelle » Wed Mar 24, 2010 8:35 am

Check out also this video of him, Richard Feynman talks about the O ring:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qAi_9quzUY

Wouldn't he been even more magnificent if he had came up with this before the disaster:
It found that the Challenger accident was caused by a failure in the O-rings sealing a joint on the right solid rocket booster, which allowed pressurized hot gases and eventually flame to "blow by" the O-ring and make contact with the adjacent external tank, causing structural failure. The failure of the O-rings was attributed to a faulty design, whose performance could be too easily compromised by factors including the low temperature on the day of launch. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Space_Shut ... r_disaster
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Re: Richard Feynman videos

Post by CharmQuark » Tue Nov 09, 2010 2:29 am

Bump :thumbup:
Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters cannot be trusted with large ones either by Albert Einstein.

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Re: Richard Feynman videos

Post by reak21 » Wed Aug 03, 2011 6:40 am

I agree with the other members. I love to read the extracts where he describes his life.... :clap:

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Re: Richard Feynman videos

Post by Aubrey911 » Mon Apr 16, 2012 12:00 pm

These videos are very fun and interesting to watch.

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Re: Richard Feynman videos

Post by alexandrak23 » Wed Apr 25, 2012 1:04 pm

This one is for algebra which is great also:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZED4gITL28

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