QOTD - Newton & Feynman
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From: Peter Langston <psl>
Date: Wed, 19 Jun 96 15:17:12 -0700
Subject: QOTD - Newton & Feynman
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Newton's proof of the "law of ellipses" marked the culmination of the
Scientific Revolution. Feynman's own version of it -- he claims he
couldn't quite follow Newton's -- is "elementary" in that it requires
only high-school geometry and an infinite amount of intelligence.
-- Wall St. Journal, 6/19/96, a review of "Feynman's Lost Lecture"
© 1996 Peter Langston