In order to understand why this lecture seems so revelatory to me read:
It is just mind blowing how this Nobel prize laureate explains physics in the following YouTube video: Fun To Imagine. If one hour sounds intimidating start with a 7 minute, part one: Fun To Imagine #1 .
Suffices to say he always stood behind the Einstein’s mantra: “If you can’t explain it simply, You don’t understand it well enough”. He was an avid learner himself, learning disciplines outside of his expertise (i.e. painting, samba). If you are looking for the extension of his physics teachings, he also wrote: “Six Easy Pieces: Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher”
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