👓 The Jaguar and the Fox | The Atlantic

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Hard as he tried, Murray Gell-Mann could never make himself into a legend like his rakish colleague and collaborator, Richard Feynman -- even if he was probably the greater physicist

Great story of two physicists. There has to be some interesting study one could do here on scientific communication to compare these two.

👓 MIT Students Solve the Spaghetti Breaking Mystery That Stumped Richard Feynman | Open Culture

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Even thirty years after his death, Richard Feynman remains one of the most beloved minds in physics in part because of how much attention he paid to things other than physics: drawing and painting, cracking safes, playing the bongos, breaking spaghetti.

Belief in the Ignorance of Experts

Richard Feynman, ForMemRS (May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988), an American theoretical physicist
as quoted in lecture by Phil Nelson