Richard P. Feynman 1918-1988
Physicist and passionate bongo player
Richard Phillips Feynman was born in NYC.
From 1943 to 1945, Feynman worked at Los
Alamos, New Mexico, where he was involved with the
Manhattan Project that manufactured the first atomic bomb.
The first atomic bomb,
a photo from the Los Alamos Laboratory
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On December 29, 1959, Feynman spoke at a
meeting of the American Physical Society, gathered at Caltech
(California Institute of Technology) in Pasadena, CA, where he
delivered his famous lecture
There's Plenty of Room at the Bottom.