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RICHARD P. FEYNMAN

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PHYSICIST RICHARD P. FEYNMAN'S 1962 ERNEST ORLANDO LAWRENCE MEMORIAL AWARD, SIGNED BY PRESIDENT JOHN F. KENNEDY AND FIVE MEMBERS OF THE ATOMIC ENERGY COMMISSION, INCLUDING NOBELIST GLENN T. SEABORG, WITH THE GOLD MEDALLION

(KENNEDY, John F.) FEYNMAN, Richard P. E.O. Lawrence Award with medal. Washington, D.C. 1962.

The original engraved citation awarding the 1962 Ernest Orlando Lawrence Memorial Award to pioneering physicist and Nobel winner Richard P. Feynman, signed by President John F. Kennedy and five members of the Atomic Energy Commission, including Glenn T. Seaborg, himself a Nobel Laureate in Chemistry. Together with the original medallion, struck in 14k gold and presented to Feynman with his name engraved on it "for a meritorious contribution in physics." $29,500.

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STRIKING LARGE COLOR PHOTOGRAPH OF THE DOOMED CHALLENGER'S 1985 LAUNCH, THREE MONTHS BEFORE IT EXPLODED, SIGNED BY 24 MEMBERS AND STAFF MEMBERS OF THE ROGERS COMMISSION WHICH INVESTIGATED THE DISASTER, INCLUDING SALLY RIDE, NEIL ARMSTRONG, AND RICHARD FEYNMAN

(NASA) (ROGERS, William P.). Photograph signed. No place, circa 1986.

Exceptional large color photograph of the Challenger taking off on its last successful mission three months before its disastrous explosion, signed and/or inscribed by 24 members of the Rogers Commission (the body that investigated the crash) including Sally Ride, Neil Armstrong, and Richard Feynman. This item belonged to Lt. Col. John B. Hungerford, who was the launch director for the Titan rocket program. $16,500.

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RARE MANUSCRIPT LEAF OF CALCULATIONS, WRITTEN ENTIRELY IN NOBEL PRIZE-WINNING PHYSICIST RICHARD FEYNMAN'S HAND

FEYNMAN, Richard P. Manuscript leaf. No place, no date.

Fascinating and rare manuscript leaf of mathematical calculations, very likely lecture notes for a graduate course that Feynman taught on the mathematical methods of physics at Caltech during the early 1970s, written on the recto entirely in Richard Feynman's hand. $12,500.

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