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2011/08/20

Dueling Banjos – Richard Feynman on Jiggling Atoms – We Are Too Small – Multiplication: The Vedic Way

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Dueling Banjos  from the classic movie Deliverance (1972) . Intent on seeing the Cahulawassee River before it’s turned into one huge lake, outdoor fanatic Lewis Medlock takes his friends on a river-rafting trip they’ll never forget into the dangerous American back-country. Director: John Boorman, starring Jon Voight, Burt Reynolds and Ned Beatty. (IMDb)

Richard Feynman on Jiggling Atoms: Richard Feynman (1918-88) was one of the most remarkable and gifted theoretical physicists of any generation. He was also known as the ‘Great Explainer’ because of his passion for helping non-scientists to imagine something of the beauty and order of the universe as he saw it. (This text is from the introduction to a BBC series which unfortunately is not available in my area, but perhaps you will be able to enjoy).

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We Are Too Small (Photos: NASA, Music:  Eric Idle, Animations:  Camilla Eriksson, Posted by @kkoolook)
 

Multiplication: The Vedic Way (via @openculture)


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