All Genius. All Buffoon.

100 Years of Richard Feynman

On May 11th 2018 the Nobel Prize winning physicist Richard Feynman would’ve turned 100 years old. But Richard Feynman was so much more than just one of the greatest physicists, the greatest scientists, of the 20th century. He was a beautiful writer, a man of boundless curiosity, a bongo player, a clown. Fellow physicist Freeman Dyson once said that Feynman was “Half genius, half buffoon”. He would later revise those words, replacing them with “All genius, all buffoon.”

So we at The Cosmic Shambles Network have put together an audio documentary featuring interviews with fellow physicists and Feynman admirers to mark this occasion. Presented by Robin Ince and featuring interviews with Professor Brian Cox, Dr Helen Czerski, Professor Jon Butterworth, Dr Leonard Mlodinow, Dr Marcus Chown, Chris Addison, Christopher Sykes and more. And featuring music from Grace Petrie, Rachel Fisher, Patrick Cootes and The FGs.

The trailer was released on Feynman’s 100th birthday and you can listen below now. The full documentary will be released very soon.

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