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The Importance of Curiosity: Lessons from Richard Feynman

Richard Feynman won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 for his work in quantum electrodynamics. He was recognized for creating Feynman diagrams, a graphical way of showing the interactions between particles. His diagrams helped simplify and visualize complex probabilities involving particle interactions. On winning the Nobel Prize, Feynman once noted, “I’ve already got the [...]

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For the Love of Learning: In Memory of Kim Peek

The passing of Kim Peek in 2009 marked the loss of an individual whose life has given us valuable insights into the potential of the human brain. Known as a “megasavant,” the unique structure of his brain and his remarkable cognitive abilities made Kim the inspiration for the 1988 Oscar-winning film Rain Man. Despite various [...]

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