the septenary (diapholom) wrote,
the septenary
diapholom

never did quite lose its rabbit-out-of-a-hat quality

_____Many years later Feynman and Dirac met one more time. They exchanged a few
awkward words---a conversation so remarkable that a physicist within earshot
immediately jotted down the Pinteresque dialogue he thought he heard drifting
his way:



I am Feynman.
___I am Dirac. (Silence.)
It must be wonderful to be the discoverer of that equation.
___That was a long time ago. (Pause.) What are you working on?
Mesons.
___Are you trying to discover an equation for them?
It is very hard.
___One must try.
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