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The great explainer : the story of Richard Feynman

Author: Harry LeVine
Publisher: Greensboro, N.C. : Morgan Reynolds Pub., ©2010.
Series: Profiles in science (Greensboro, N.C.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Presents the life of the American physicist, discussing his early accomplishments in physics, his receipt of the Noble Prize in 1965, and his work in solving the cause of 1986 crash of the space shuttle Challenger.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Richard P Feynman; Richard P Feynman
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry LeVine
ISBN: 9781599351131 1599351137
OCLC Number: 310097129
Description: 144 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
Contents: Far Rockaway --
Budding physicist --
Project Y--Los Alamos --
Adrift--epiphany --
"There was a moment when I knew how nature works" --
Teacher --
A change in perspective --
Nuclear structure --
Fundamental limits --
"I believe this has some significance."
Series Title: Profiles in science (Greensboro, N.C.)
Other Titles: Story of Richard Feynman
Responsibility: Harry LeVine, III.

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Presents the life of the American physicist, discussing his early accomplishments in physics, his receipt of the Noble Prize in 1965, and his work in solving the cause of 1986 crash of the space shuttle Challenger.

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