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#96 Overall Influence

Richard Feynman

American theoretical physicist

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Richard Phillips Feynman was an American theoretical physicist, known for his work in the path integral formulation of quantum mechanics, the theory of quantum electrodynamics, the physics of the superfluidity of supercooled liquid helium, as well as his work in particle physics for which he proposed the parton model. For contributions to the development of quantum electrodynamics, Feynman received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1965 jointly with Julian Schwinger and Shin'ichirō Tomonaga.

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Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

California Institute of Technology

Private research university located in Pasadena, California

Cornell University

Private university in Ithaca

Princeton University

Private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, United States

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#4 World Rank
Physics
#747 World Rank
Literature