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Classic Feynman : all the adventures of a curious character

Author: Richard P Feynman; Ralph Leighton
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Audio book, etc. : Biography   Sound Recording : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents a collection of stories and lectures by world-renowned physicist Richard Feyman, the 1965 Nobel Prize winner in physics who helped to develop the atomic bomb. Includes audio CD.
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Genre/Form: Compact discs
Biography
Named Person: Richard Phillips Feynman; Richard Phillips Feynman
Material Type: Biography, Audio book, etc., Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Sound Recording, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman; Ralph Leighton
ISBN: 0393061329 9780393061321
OCLC Number: 60798482
Notes: "With a commemorative CD."
Description: x, 511 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. + 1 sound disc (digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Prologue. To the reader / by Ralph Leighton ; Foreword / by Freeman Dyson. --
From far Rockaway to MIT. The making of a scientist ; He fixes radios by thinking! ; String beans ; Who stole the door? ; Always trying to escape ; The chief research chemist of the Metaplast Corporation. --
The Princeton years. "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" ; Monster minds ; A different box of tools ; It's a simple as one, two, three ..." ; Meeeeeeeee! ; Mind readers ; Mixing paints ; Latin or Italian! --
Arlene. "What do y̲o̲u̲ care what other people think?" --
Feynman, the military, and the bomb. Fizzled fuses ; Los Alamos from below (spoken version on commemorative CD inside back cover) ; Safecracker meets safecracker ; Uncle Sam doesn't need you! --
From Cornell to Caltech with a touch of Brazil. The dignified professor ; Any questions? ; I want my dollar! ; You just ask them? ; O Americano, outra vez! ; Getting ahead ; Lucky numbers ; Certainly, Mr. Big! ; An offer you must refuse ; Man of a thousand tongues.
Responsibility: Richard P. Feynman ; edited by Ralph Leighton.
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Presents a collection of stories and lectures by world-renowned physicist Richard Feyman, the 1965 Nobel Prize winner in physics who helped to develop the atomic bomb. Includes audio CD.

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