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June 4, 2008

Completely surrounded…

srikanth @ 9:08 pm, GMT +0000 ( 1212613732 ) Play

Connect to a famous British/American physicist & mathematician

Cracked by Dibyo , VikraM , Goyal , Atul Mathew , Rey de Vaqueiros , kirankumar , jayanth , insufferablejake , duriel , Shakeel , prasanth , Ashwin , akhi , RajT , varuns88 , vinod , Tathagata Chatterjee , madhur , priyananda , svgreatest , p vs np , udupendra and Abhishek.

Answer:  
Quoth the udupendra: Star Maker inspired Freeman Dyson inspired Gordon Freeman. Therefore, Freeman Dyson.


24 Responses to “Completely surrounded…”

  1. Dibyo
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    Freeman Dyson


  2. VikraM

    freeman dyson- the first pic shows gordon FREEMAN of half life etc, star maker inspired dyson to propose the concept of Dyson spheres to encompass stars etc….


  3. Goyal
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    Freeman Dyson


  4. Atul Mathew
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    Freeman Dyson?


  5. Rey de Vaqueiros

    Connect is Freeman Dyson.

    Gordon Freeman from ‘Half Life’ is named after Freeman Dyson.

    Freeman Dyson’s concept of ‘Dyson Spheres’, a megastructure that completely surrounds and captures all the energy emitted by a star, was anticipated by Olaf Stapledon in his novel ‘Star Maker’.


  6. kirankumar

    I am only guessing stephen hawking here…hope its correct


  7. Freeman Dyson.
    gordon freeman named after him, star maker contans references to the dyson sphere.


  8. Freeman Dyson

    Gordon Freeman named after the physicist. Star Maker a favourite of the physicist.


  9. duriel
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    Pic of Gordon Freeman
    Book with reference to Dyson sphere

    Connect: Freeman John Dyson.


  10. Shakeel

    Freeman Dyson.


  11. Freeman Dyson


  12. Ashwin

    The Character on the left gordon freeman from Half life was named after the famous english-american physicst Freeman John Dyson known for his work in quantum mechanics and solid state physics.


  13. Stephen Hawking?


  14. akhi
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    Freeman Dyson .Half life’s Gordon Freeman is named after him. Dyson was interested in space travel since a kid, because of the influence of the book, Star Maker. . (quoting Wiki) :)


  15. RajT

    Freeman Dyson


  16. varuns88
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    Connect->Freeman Dyson

    The character Gordon Freeman in Half-Life was named after Dyson.

    The novel, Star Maker inspired Freeman Dyson to propose the concept of Dyson Spheres


  17. vinod

    freeman john dyson


  18. Tathagata Chatterjee
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    The Connect is : Freeman Dyson.
    The fictional character Gordon Freeman in the Half-Life franchise was named after Freeman Dyson.The book Star Maker contained description of Dyson Sphere, developed by FD.

    Regards,
    Tathagata Chatterjee


  19. madhur
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    Freeman John Dyson


  20. priyananda

    Freeman Dyson.

    Gordan Freeman is named after Freeman Dyson.
    Starmaker contains the first reference to Dyson spheres.


  21. svgreatest

    The name Gordon Freeman (from Half-Life) is a tribute to Freeman Dyson. StarMaker introduced the idea of Dyson spheres and also has a foreword by him. So the connect is Freeman Dyson.


  22. p vs np
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    The character in pic 1 is Dr Gordon Freeman, the protagonist of the Half-Life comp game. The name is a homage to Dr Freeman Dyson, a British born, American theoretical physicist and mathematician.


  23. udupendra
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    Star Maker inspired Freeman Dyson inspired Gordon Freeman. Therefore, Freeman Dyson.


  24. Abhishek
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    Freeman John Dyson

    The fictional character Gordon Freeman in the Half-Life franchise was named after Dyson

    Freeman Dyson has been interested in space travel since he was a child, reading such science fiction classics as Olaf Stapledon’s Star Maker


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