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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: London : Penguin, 2001.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman; Jeffrey Robbins
ISBN: 0140290346 9780140290349
OCLC Number: 59521365
Notes: Originally published: Reading, Mass.: Perseus, 1999; London: Allen Lane, 2000.
Includes index.
Description: 288 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Foreword by Freeman Dyson --
Editor's introduction --
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. Feyman'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 --
Acknowledgements --
Index.
Responsibility: by Richard P. Feynman ; edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson.

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