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Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman! : adventures of a curious character

Author: Richard P Feynman; Ralph Leighton; Edward Hutchings
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st Norton pbk. edView all editions and formats
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In this phenomenal bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard P. Feynman recounts his adventures trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek, painting a naked female toreador, accompanying a ballet on his bongo drums--and much else of an eyebrow-raising and hilarious nature. Photos.
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biographies
Humor
Biography
Named Person: Richard P Feynman; Richard P Feynman
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard P Feynman; Ralph Leighton; Edward Hutchings
ISBN: 0393316041 9780393316049 9780613181464 0613181468
OCLC Number: 37123233
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 350 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: From Far Rockaway to MIT. He fixes radios by thinking! ; String beans ; Who stole the door? ; Latin or Italian? ; Always trying to escape ; The Chief Research Chemist of the Metaplast Corporation --
The Princeton years. "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" ; Meeeeeeeeeee! ; A map of the cat? ; Monster minds ; Mixing paints ; A different box of tools ; Mindreaders ; The amateur scientist --
Feynman, the bomb, and the military. Fizzled fuses ; Testing bloodhounds ; Los Alamos from below ; Safecracker meets safecracker ; Uncle Sam doesn't need you! --
From Cornell to Caltech, with a touch of Brazil. The dignified professor ; Any questions? ; I want my dollar! ; You just ask them? ; Lucky numbers ; O Americano, outra vez! ; Man of a thousand tongues ; Certainly, Mr. Big! ; An offer you must refuse --
The world of one physicist. Would you solve the Dirac equation? ; The 7 percent solution ; Thirteen times ; It sounds Greek to me! ; But is it art? ; Is electricity fire? ; Judging books by their covers ; Alfred Nobel's other mistake ; Bringing culture to the physicists ; Found out in Paris ; Altered states ; Cargo cult science.
Other Titles: Adventures of a curious character
Responsibility: Richard P. Feynman as told to Ralph Leighton ; edited by Edward Hutchings.

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In this phenomenal bestseller, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard P. Feynman recounts his adventures trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek, painting a naked female toreador, accompanying a ballet on his bongo drums--and much else of an eyebrow-raising and hilarious nature. Photos.

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