Mathematician:Richard Phillips Feynman

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Mathematician

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.


Unaccountably suffered professional discrimination early in his career on account of his being Jewish.


Nationality

American, of East European ancestry


History

  • Born: 11 May 1918 in Manhattan, New York, USA
  • Died: 15 February 1988 in Los Angeles, California, USA


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