Analysis

### Distributions: What Exactly is the Dirac Delta “Function”?

The theory of distributions , also known as generalized functions, often remains something of an enigma…

Analysis

The theory of distributions , also known as generalized functions, often remains something of an enigma…

Feynman

Beloved late physicist Richard P. Feynman (1918–1988) first met his hero Paul Dirac (1902–1984) during Princeton University’s Bicentennial Celebration in 1946 and then again at least twice, in 1948 and 1962.

History

The “most intelligent photograph ever taken”, as it is sometimes known, was captured during the Fifth Solvay International Conference on Electrons and Photons held in 1927 in Brussels, Belgium.