Category: Sciences

Feynman Algorithm and Pauli Effect

The Feynman algorithm was facetiously suggested by another Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann (1929-), a colleague of Richard Philips Feynman (1918-1988), in a New York Times interview. It states:- Write down the problem. Think real hard. Write down the solution. Here it is in a picture. Gell-Mann is a highly successful and highly trained problem

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Paul Erdös and his Vocabulary

Paul Erdös (1913-1996) was a Hungarian mathematician who spent much of his life traveling and working with colleagues around the world on mathematical problems of many kinds. He published some 1500 papers, making him the most prolific major mathematician of the twentieth century, and had more than 450 collaborators and authors.  He worked on problems

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Srinivasa Ramanujan and Taxicab Numbers

Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887 – 1920) was an Indian mathematician who made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. He was born in Erode, a small town in Tamil Nadu state, India in a poor Tamil Brahmin family. He was a self-taught mathematician with an uncanny ability to manipulate formulae. Suffering

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Some Interesting Nobel Prize Facts

Here are some interesting Nobel Prize facts. Some others interesting facts and statistics can be found here and here.  1.   Linus Carl Pauling (1901-1994) was an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist, author, and educator. He received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for 1954 and the Nobel Peace Prize for 1962. He is the only individual

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