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The Fantastic Mr Feynman

Family and friends contribute to a celebration of the late scientist Richard Feynman, who helped design the atomic bomb and won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965.

Richard Feynman is one of the most iconic, influential and inspiring scientists of the 20th century. He helped design the atomic bomb, solved the mystery of the Challenger Shuttle catastrophe and won a Nobel Prize. Now, 25 years after his death - in his own words and those of his friends and family - this is the story of the most captivating communicator in the history of science.

60 minutes

Last on

Fri 26 Apr 2019 03:00

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Role Contributor
Executive Producer Mark Hedgecoe
Producer Christopher Riley
Director Christopher Riley


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