Essays Tagged: "Richard Feynman"


e time. The cat has twoseparate histories.Another way to think of this was put forth by a physicist Richard Feynman.He contributed that a system didn't just have a single history in space-time, but it ...

(6 pages) 123 1 4.6 Mar/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

The Legalization Of Marijuana

a great substitute for painkillers. Even scientists like" Timothy Leary, Carl Segan, Sigmund Freud, Richard Feynman, Stephen Jay Gould, Andrew Weil and Kary Mullis credited Marijuana partly for their ...

(2 pages) 100 0 1.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Drugs & Alchohol

Introduces innovations in nano-technology.

that deals with building things out of atoms and molecules. The idea first came about in 1959, when Richard Feynman, a physicist, stated in a lecture that: "The principles of physics, as far as I can ...

(3 pages) 116 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Illistration essay on micronanotechnology or nanotechnology.

h precise control over the arrangement of the individual atoms that constitute the device. In 1959, Richard Feynman was the first scientist to suggest that devices and materials could someday be fabri ...

(3 pages) 77 0 3.7 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Bookreport on a Biography of Richard Feynman.

From May 11, 1918 until March 15, 1988, Richard Feynman was thinking about physics. He made many contributions both large and small througho ... ge and small throughout his life, from working on the Manhattan Project, to winning the Nobel Prize.Richard Feynman was born to Melville and Lucille Feynman in Far Rockaway, New York on Mya 11th, 1918 ... ation with physics. His father can take a good amount of credit for this as he set out to stimulate Richard to think from an early age in a scientific way.Melville used to play games with Richard usin ...

(8 pages) 33 0 4.4 Mar/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Success: In the Eye of the Beholder.

ad made something better of themselves than ending up on the streets. In "The Challenger Disaster", Richard P. Feynman makes it clear that the mistake that led to this disaster was not just a fuel lin ... d success?Works Cited:Davis, Sampson, et al. The Pact. New York, NY: Riverhead Books, 2002.Feynman, Richard P., The Pleasure of Finding Things Out. New York: Basic Books, 1999.Shelley, Mary. Frankenst ...

(6 pages) 51 0 3.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

Key environmental issues of GM versus nanotechnology.

ific laboratories since the term had been first recognised in 1959 by Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman (Royal academy of Engineering). With this 'new' science under the microscope, fears ...

(8 pages) 74 1 1.5 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Genetics & Genome Projects

Feynman Paper

In Surely You're Joking Mr. Feynman, Richard Feynman tells stories from his childhood in Far Rockaway, New York to working on the Manhatt ... and learning that "innovation is a very difficult thing in the real world". After high school Richard went to learn physics at MIT where he used to play tricks on his fraternity brothers, and wh ... t big job was a failure so the company did not last. However, later on while working in Los Alamos, Richard worked with a man who also worked on metal-plating plastics in England. He told him that his ...

(17 pages) 20 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Nanotechnology in Chemistry

Nanotechnology is a young concept. Its short history spans 49 years year from 1959 when Richard Feynman gave a dinner speech describing molecular machines building with atomic precision. T ... in Physics in 1986.In 1985 another key break through was made by Robert Curl, Harold Kroto, and Richard Smalley from the University of Sussex and Rice University when they discovered the fullerene ... reducing the pollution worldwide; the head of the Nanotechnology Initiative at Rice University Dr. Richard Smalley said “nanotechnology will reverse the harm done by the industrial revolution”. Thi ...

(8 pages) 16 0 1.0 Oct/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry