Richard Feynman

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Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman (11 May 1918 - 15 February 1988) was an American physicist. He was born in Far Rockaway, Queens, New York City. He was part of the team that made the atomic bomb. Feynman won a Nobel Prize in physics. He was one of the first people to study quantum physics. Feynman added significantly to a branch of science called quantum electrodynamics. He died of cancer in Los Angeles, California.

His sister Joan Feynman (born 1928) is a retired astrophysicist.

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