The Pleasure of Finding Things Out

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

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This collection of the best short works of rule-breaking genius Richard Feynman shows his passion for knowledge and sense of fun at their most infectious. The revealing and inspiring pieces here span a lifetime of enthusiasm for discovering what makes the world tick - including uproarious tales of early student experiments; safecracking and outwitting US censors during the Second World War; his first lecture as a graduate student (to an audience including Albert Einstein); and the memories of the father who delighted in showing him the world and sparked his insatiable curiosity.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 288 pages
  • 110 x 178 x 24mm | 160g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • w. 9 figs.
  • 0140290346
  • 9780140290349
  • 1,537,066

About Richard P. Feynman

One of the world's greatest theoretical physicists and a Nobel laureate, Richard Feynman was also a man who fell, often jumped, into adventure. An artist, safe-cracker, practical joker and storyteller, his life was a series of combustible combinations made possible by his unique mixture of high intelligence, unquenchable curiosity and eternal scepticism.
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