'There's plenty of room at the bottom'
Richard Feynman's nanotechnology lecture from the 29th of December 1959 is so awe inspiringly beautiful, just as an act of explaining, that everyone should read it. 64 years ago today.
I remember when I was putting together the first thousand speeches for Speakola, and I asked my evolutionary biologist friend Harry Burgess to recommend some science speeches. ‘Well the best explainer or all time was Richard Feynman,’ Harry said. He makes everything clear, and everything captivating.’
This speech is a perfect case in point. It is just …