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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman (Helix Books)

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynman—from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view of a life in science-a life like no other. From his ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will fascinate anyone interested in the world of ideas.

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, including interviews, speeches, lectures, and articles.

About the Author

Richard P. Feynman was raised in Far Rockaway, New York, and received his Ph.D. from Princeton. He held professorships at both Cornell and the California Institute of Technology. In 1965 he received the Nobel Prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics. He died in 1988.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780465023950
Author:
Feynman, Richard P
Publisher:
Basic Books (AZ)
Author:
Feynman, Richard Phillips
Author:
Feynman, Richard P.
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
General science
Subject:
Science Reference-Philosophy of Science
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Helix Books
Publication Date:
20050431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.38 in 11.5 oz

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