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The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman

Author: Richard P Feynman; Jeffrey Robbins
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Books, ©1999.
Series: Helix books
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A treasury of short writings by twentieth-century American physicist Richard Feynman, including interviews, speeches, lectures, and printed articles, in which he shares details of his private life, his work on the atomic bomb, and his conclusions on the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Feynman, Richard Phillips.
Pleasure of finding things out.
Cambridge, Mass. : Perseus Books, ©1999
(OCoLC)623010415
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman; Jeffrey Robbins
ISBN: 0738201081 9780738201085 0738203491 9780738203492
OCLC Number: 42564066
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 270 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: The pleasure of finding things out --
Computing machines in the future --
Los Alamos from below --
What is and what should be the role of scientific culture in modern society --
There's plenty of room at the bottom --
The value of science --
Richard P. Feynman's minority report to the space shuttle Challenger inquiry --
What is science? --
The smartest man in the world --
Cargo cult science: some remarks on science, pseudoscience, and learning how to not fool yourself --
It's as simple as one, two, three --
Richard Feynman builds a universe --
The relation of science and religion.
Series Title: Helix books
Responsibility: by Richard P. Feynman ; edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson.
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A treasury of short writings by twentieth-century American physicist Richard Feynman, including interviews, speeches, lectures, and printed articles, in which he shares details of his private life, his work on the atomic bomb, and his conclusions on the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger.

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