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Perfectly Reasonable Deviations From the Beaten Track : the Letters of Richard P. Feynman.

Author: Richard P Feynman
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 2008.
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Feynman's letters - offers an unprecedented look at the writer, thinker, Nobel Prize-winning physicist whose scientific mind and lust for life made him a legend in his own time.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Records and correspondence
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Named Person: Richard Phillips Feynman; Richard P Feynman
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman
ISBN: 9780786722426 0786722428 1322875502 9781322875507 0465023711 9780465023714
OCLC Number: 793166659
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (513 pages)
Contents: FOREWORD; Introduction; Letters; 1939-1942; 1943-1945; 1946-1959; 1960-1970: The National Academy of Sciences; 1960-1965; 1965: The Nobel Prize; 1966-1969; 1970-1975; 1976-1981; 1982-1984; 1985-1987; Appendix I: INTERVIEW WITH RICHARD P. FEYNMAN FOR "VIEWPOINT"; Appendix II: "GRAVITY, THE DISRESPECTFUL, "BY EARL UBELL, SCIENCE EDITOR; Appendix III: "THE FUTURE OF PHYSICS" BY RICHARD P. FEYNMAN; Appendix IV: EXTRA! CALIFORNIA TECH EXTRA!; Appendix V: "NEW TEXTBOOKS FOR THE 'NEW' MATHEMATICS" BY RICHARD P. FEYNMAN; Appendix VI: "TWO MEN IN SEARCH OF THE QUARK" BY LEE EDSON.

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