Lens
Shouting at a wall. Listening to echo. Looking at a mirror.

The pleasure of finding things out – RP Feynman

February 11th 2007 in Videos

http://video.google.com/googleplayer.swf?docId=6586235597476141009&hl=en
I have written about this here, and about a book on Feynman here.
And one of my favorite quotes by the man is

You can know the name of a bird in all the languages of the world, but when you’re finished, you’ll know absolutely nothing whatever about the bird… So let’s look at the bird and see what it’s doing — that’s what counts. I learned very early the difference between knowing the name of something and knowing something.


Comments are disabled. Please email me if you have something to say. Regret the inconvenience.

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jFoyIcuhqos]

Previous Entry

As you might have observed, this blog has a soft corner towards Kads. So, here is a quick update about her that is in the news :
1. By now the every serious movie watcher might have come to know about the “second season” of Koffee with Karan starting off with SRK, Kajol and Rani. The […]

Next Entry

Categories
Archives
Email