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The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman (Helix Books)
The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out The Best Short Works of Richard P Feynman - Helix Books
Author: Richard P. Feynman
Richard Feynman was one of the greatest physicists of the 20th century - from his work on the atomic bomb to his solution to the puzzle of the Challenger disaster; Feynman helped to shape the world as we know it. Nobel laureate, iconoclastic icon, caring family man, amateur artist and professional musician, Feynman was a man of many dimensions, ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780465023950
ISBN-10: 0465023959
Publication Date: 3/16/2005
Pages: 270
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Publisher: Basic Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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An interesting collection of essays, interviews and speeches of Feynman, many of which have an emphasis on the philosophy of the scientific method. I was particularly interested in the chapters on Los Alamos and nanotechnology. The chapter containing Feynman's report on the Challenger accident was a sad reminder of the bureaucratic bungling leading to that disaster.
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Great short Feynman peices on many different topics.


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