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Cargo Cult Science: Richard Feynman’s 1974 Caltech Graduation Address on Integrity
Cargo Cult Science: Richard Feynman’s 1974 Caltech Graduation Address on Integrity

“The first principle is that you must not fool yourself.”

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What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions
What Is Science? From Feynman to Sagan to Asimov to Curie, an Omnibus of Definitions

“The most beautiful experience we can have is the mysterious — the fundamental emotion which stands at the cradle of true art and true science.”

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Richard Feynman’s Mischievous Nobel Prize Wager
Richard Feynman’s Mischievous Nobel Prize Wager

Fifteen dollars of irreverence and honor, or how to avoid “occupational disease.”

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Richard Feynman Reveals the Key to Science in 63 Seconds
Richard Feynman Reveals the Key to Science in 63 Seconds

“If it disagrees with experiment, it is wrong.”

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The Pleasure of the Inconceivable Nature of Nature: A Feynman Remix Featuring Joan Feynman
The Pleasure of the Inconceivable Nature of Nature: A Feynman Remix Featuring Joan Feynman

What the science of auroras has to do with the art of romance.

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Christopher Sykes, the Filmmaker Behind the Beloved Richard Feynman Documentaries
Christopher Sykes, the Filmmaker Behind the Beloved Richard Feynman Documentaries

Storytelling meets the pleasure of finding things out.

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