Richard P. Feynman was born in New York City on the 11th May 1918. He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he obtained his B. Sc. in 1939 and at Princeton University where he obtained his Ph.D. in 1942. He was Research Assistant at Princeton (1940-1941), Professor of Theoretical Physics at Cornell University (1945-1950), Visiting Professor and thereafter appointed Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology (1950-1959). He was Richard Chace Tolman Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology.
Hal Finney was one of the original programmers on PGP version 2.0, working directly with Philip Zimmermann, author of the program. He has participated actively on the Cypherpunks mailing list in the past. He currently works for Network Associates, developing the crypto library for the commercial version of PGP. He holds a BS, Engineering degree, 1979, California Institute of Technology.
Robert A. Freitas Jr. is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Molecular Manufacturing (IMM) in Palo Alto, California, and was a Research Scientist at Zyvex Corp. (Richardson, Texas), the first molecular nanotechnology company, during 2000-2004. He received B.S. degrees in Physics and Psychology from Harvey Mudd College in 1974 and a J.D. from University of Santa Clara in 1979. Freitas co-edited the 1980… read more