Richard Phillips Feynman

Born: 11 May 1918
Dead: 15 February 1988
In: Mountain View Mortuary & Cemetery, North Fair Oaks Avenue, Altadena, California, Stati Uniti


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He was an American theoretical physicist, known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, and the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as in particle physics for which he proposed the parton model.
For contributions to the development of quantum electrodynamics, Feynman received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 jointly with Julian Schwinger and Shin'ichirō Tomonaga.


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