"Surely You'RE Joking, Mr Feynman" (Paperback)
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Short Description for "Surely You'RE Joking, Mr Feynman" 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.
- Published: 12 May 1997
- Format: Paperback 352 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780393316049 ISBN 10: 0393316041
- Sales rank: 4,525
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Full description for "Surely You'RE Joking, Mr Feynman"
Richard Feynman (1918-1988), winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. Here he recounts in his inimitable voice his experience trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek; cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the most deeply held nuclear secrets; painting a naked female toreador - and much else of an eyebrow-raising nature. In short, here is Feynman's life in all its eccentric glory - a combustible mixture of high intelligence, unlimited curiosity, and raging chutzpah.