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Safe Cracking the Feynman Way

While at Los Alamos during the Manhattan Project physicist Richard Feynman sought out a hobby for amusement, but what no one might have expected though is his choice of safe cracking. Professor Roger Bowley discusses how Feynman studied the mechanical setup of the safe locks at Los Alamos and went about ‘cracking’ them in this fascinating video.

Safe Cracking – Numberphile [YouTube]

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  • Published 03/27/13

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