At 94, Dick Post is the oldest scientist Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has ever had. And he may be the most fascinating.
Post has visited the Swiss Alps nearly 50 times, regularly flies remote-controlled helicopters with his two sons, plays online Scrabble on his iPad with his daughter, actress Markie Post (TV’s “Night Court”), and in the past six months began piano lessons.
Nearly 20 years after he “retired,” the physicist’s mind is sharper than those of most men half his age. He works four days a week and drives himself in his Prius from his home in Walnut Creek to the lab. He spends his workdays tackling complex equations with a yellow pad and a laptop running a sophisticated math program.
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