The inimitable Richard Feynman interviewed on BBC’s Horizon in 1981.
A rare genius made even rarer by his ability to communicate his ideas through well crafted and captivating stories. His excitement for the universe seems to almost burst out of his every pore, an instatiable thirst for knowledge and an infectious enthusiasm fuelled by a childlike curiosity which he carried with him into adulthood.
The Manhattan Project, a Nobel Prize and the high profile investigation into the Columbia shuttle disaster were just three of the less interesting detours in the life of a man who transfromed our understanding of atomic physics through Quantum Electro Dynamics to the beat of the bongo drum.
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out