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Feynman lecture anniversary celebrated at Caltech

San Gabriel Valley Tribune
15 January 2011

If legendary physicist Richard Feynman has a ghost, it surely summers at Caltech -- or at least indulges in a regular nightcap there among the manicured lawns. The seminal lecture series he delivered there a half-century ago, as well as the more eccentric strains of his life, inspired "Feynman's Vision: The Next 50 Years," an all-day event that drew more than 1200 people to the institute's campus on 14 January.

Timed to coincide with the anniversary of the physicist's lecture series, the event brought a constellation of leading scientists and other innovators together for quick, intense lectures on a range of subjects, all organized under the rubric of TEDx, the localized version of nonprofit TED's free lecture series.

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