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    DescriptionOne of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the stories of his life. "What Do You Care What Other People Think?" is Feynman s last literary legacy, prepared with his friend and fellow drummer, Ralph Leighton. Among its many tales some funny, others intensely moving we meet Feynman s first wife, Arlene, who taught him of love s irreducible mystery as she lay dying in a hospital bed while he worked nearby on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos. We are also given a fascinating narrative of the investigation of the space shuttle Challenger s explosion in 1986, and we relive the moment when Feynman revealed the disaster s cause by an elegant experiment: dropping a ring of rubber into a glass of cold water and pulling it out, misshapen. "

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    What Do You Care What Other People Think?
    Further Adventures of a Curious Character
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard P. Feynman
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 167 mm
    Height: 209 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 236 g
    ISBN 13: 9780393320923
    ISBN 10: 0393320928

    LC subject heading:
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.4
    BIC E4L: LIT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: PH
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: DN
    DC21: 530.092
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    B&T General Subject: 710
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26400
    BISAC V2.8: SCI055000
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    BISAC V2.8: BIO015000
    DC22: 530/.092
    B&T Approval Code: A50500000
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    LC classification: QC16.F49 A3 2001
    Thema V1.0: PH, DNBT
    Edition statement
    WW Norton & Co
    Imprint name
    WW Norton & Co
    Publication date
    08 February 2001
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    Feynman s voice echoes raw and direct through these pages. --James Gleick"