This celebrity goo was created by player Denise Sawicki.
Scott Hardie provided the gooed image, category, and difficulty and wrote the explanation.

publication date: Monday, June 11, 2001 (part of Round XIV)

category: Science

clue: Surely you're joking if you say this physicist wasn't a fine man.

explanation: Feynman was a physicist renowned for his sense of humor. His autobiography was titled Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman. (While his two books were actually written by other people based on what Feynman told them, Feynman is credited as one of several writers of each one.) more…

solved by: Mike Eberhart, Dave Mitzman, Aaron Fischer, Kelly Hardie, Anna Gregoline, Amir H. Sufyani, and Jeff Flom

player landmarks: This was the first goo solved by Amir H. Sufyani.

trivia: This goo was part of Round Fourteen, in which each goo was selected by a player. This goo was chosen by Denise Sawicki, herself a former physicist and possessor of a good sense of humor. This goo, which Denise was barred from guessing correctly, forcibly broke Denise's eight-month streak of correct guesses.


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