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Feynman Birthday Events

  1. May 10, 2005 #1

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    http://www.nyas.org/snc/calendarDetail.asp?eventID=4057&date=5/11/2005 10:00:00 AM

    "Richard Feynman Stamp Dedication

    A special postmark based on a Feynman diagram will be unveiled along with the Feynman stamp. Also, drumming and readings from Feynman's popular books. Free and open to the public. Afterward, a "street re-naming" of Cornaga Ave to "Richard Feynman Way," two blocks from the Post Office.

    May 11, 2005
    10:00 AM
    Far Rockaway Post Office, 18-36 Mott Ave, New York NY 11691
    "


    http://www.bnl.gov/bnlweb/pubaf/pr/PR_display.asp?prID=05-37

    "A Celebration of Richard Feynman: Book Readings and Drumming at Brookhaven Lab, May 11

    ...Brookhaven Science Associates, the company that manages Brookhaven National Laboratory, will sponsor readings from Feynman’s best-selling books by film and television actor Norman Parker, and a drumming performance and reminiscences of what it was like to drum with Feynman by Ralph Leighton and Tom Rutishauser. The event, called “A Celebration of Richard Feynman,” will be held on May 11, at 4 p.m. in the Laboratory’s Berkner Hall. The event is free and open to the public. All visitors to the Laboratory age 16 and over must bring a photo ID.
    "


    The stamp is about halfway down this page
    http://www.usps.com/communications/news/stamps/2004/sr04_076.htm


    May 20 event at Caltech
    http://www.pasadenastarnews.com/Stories/0,1413,206%7E22097%7E2852505,00.html

    "Caltech the institute Feynman called his academic home for 28 years will host a local unveiling event Friday, May 20, at 5 p.m. in Ramo Auditorium.

    ...The May 20 Caltech event is free and open to the public. Caltech physicists, the Pasadena postmaster and Michelle Feynman, the Nobel laureate's daughter and editor of "Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: The Letters of Richard P. Feynman,' will speak during the 5 p.m. program.

    There will also be a screening at 4 p.m. of a documentary called "The Pleasure of Finding Things Out,' featuring Feynman.
    "
     
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  3. May 10, 2005 #2
    Thanks for posting that, robphy. This is very exiting. The Feynman stamp looks extremely well composed: it's a good image of him.

    May 20th, eh? I'm only 2 hours from Caltech by car. Thinking.......
     
  4. May 11, 2005 #3

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    from May 4,

    http://today.caltech.edu/
    "Pranksters Create "Scientists' Walk of Fame"

    A stretch of the Hollywood Walk of Fame briefly became the "Scientists' Walk of Fame" on May 4, after Caltech students replaced the names of 500 celebrities on Hollywood Boulevard with those of Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Richard Feynman, and Madame Curie. The prank coincided with the release of the U.S.P.S. set of stamps honoring Feynman and three other American scientists."

    Someone took a photo here:
    http://langabi.name/blog/2005/05/04/my-caltech-walk-of-fame-prank-got-ganked
     
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