Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman

Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character

Non-Fiction, Languages & Reference, Dictionaries & Reference, Popular Science
Paperback Published on: 19/11/1992
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Winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1965, Richard Feynman was one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, but he was also a man who fell, often jumped, into adventure. An artist, safecracker, practical joker and storyteller, Feynman's life was a series of combustible combinations made possible by his unique mixture of high intelligence, unquenchable curiosity and eternal scepticism. Over a period of years, Feynman's conversations with his friend Ralph Leighton were first taped and then set down as they appear here, little changed from their spoken form, giving a wise, funny, passionate and totally honest self-portrait of one of the greatest men of our age.

  • Publisher: Vintage Publishing
  • ISBN: 9780099173311
  • Number of pages: 368
  • Weight: 255g
  • Dimensions: 198 x 129 x 22 mm

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Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman
interesting and funy!
It's always intriguing to see how the life of a great mind is! You get inspired and you laugh too. A pleasure to read. The book I received has a different ... READ MORE
Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman
This book is very down to earth and made me laugh repeatedly... it's got science parts but they are understandable I heard it reviewed on radio 4 by Brian ... READ MORE
jane siddons
Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman
Intriguing insight into a great mind
This differs from a typical biography, in that it is only partially chronological and constitutes a series of carefully chosen anecdotes written by a close... READ MORE
Tim Dumble

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