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

Author: Richard P Feynman; Jeffrey Robbins
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Perseus Books, 1999.
Series: Helix book.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An unparalleled collection of the timeless writings of one of science's most beloved and original thinkers.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Richard Phillips Feynman; Richard P Feynman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman; Jeffrey Robbins
ISBN: 0738201081 9780738201085
OCLC Number: 302020456
Description: xvi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 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 book.
Responsibility: Richard Feynman ; [edited by] Jeffrey Robbins ; [foreword by Freeman Dyson].

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