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I stumbled across a new interesting article about Richard Feynman today [0]. Of the many interesting parts of that article, I found this to be completely surprising:

"Princeton, where Feynman was now pursuing a Ph.D., threatened to withdraw the fellowships funding his graduate studies if he were to wed, for the university considered the emotional and pragmatic responsibilities of marriage a grave threat to academic discipline."

[0] brainpickings.org/2017/10/17/r

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