The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman

Author(s): Richard P. Feynman

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The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynmanfrom interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view of a life in science-a life like no other. From his ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will fascinate anyone interested in the world of ideas.


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Richard P. Feynman was raised in Far Rockaway, New York, and received his Ph.D. from Princeton. He held professorships at both Cornell and the California Institute of Technology. In 1965 he received the Nobel Prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics. He died in 1988.

General Fields

  • : 9780465023950
  • : Basic Books
  • : Basic Books
  • : March 2005
  • : 210mm X 137mm X 20mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Richard P. Feynman
  • : Paperback
  • : New edition
  • : English
  • : 530
  • : 288