Synopses & Reviews
The Pleasure of Finding Things Outis a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard Feynmanfrom 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.
Now in paperback comes the unparalleled collection of the timeless writings of one of science's most beloved and original thinkers.
The national best seller--an unparalleled collection of timeless writings by one of the most beloved and original thinkers of the twentieth century.
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.