Saving theoretical physicist Richard Feynman's epic van

Feynman_family1A group of Richard Feynman’s friends and fans are working to restore the Nobel laureate’s most famous vehicle.

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  1. xzzy says:

    Actually they're already done with the restoration!

    It's parked on the lawn for display about half a mile away from my desk as part of a Tufte display that'll be here through the end of the month.

  2. Speaking of lost things by Feynman: I've sometimes been curious about a particular massage-parlor painting described at considerable length in "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" He wrote that it wound up with a weather forcaster, but I've never heard of it otherwise. I wonder if it's still out there somewhere?

  3. "Hey, why do you have Feynman diagrams all over your van?"
    "Because I'm Feynman"

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