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Surely Youre Joking, Mr. Feynman!

Adventures of a Curious Character

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Published by Vintage Books in London, United Kingdom .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages350
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24236193M
ISBN 109780099173311

  Ralph Leighton is a biographer, film producer, and friend of the late physicist Richard Feynman. Leighton's recordings of Feynman became the basis for the books Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! and What4/4(1). "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" Adventures of A Curious Character (Book): Feynman, Richard P. "One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that "buzzes with energy, anecdote and life. It almost makes you want to become a physicist" (Science Digest). Richard P. Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures.

  The “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character 1 st Edition” is an amazing scientist biography book. Feynman was a professor at Cornell University and Caltech. Feynman was a professor at Cornell University and Caltech. Book Report: “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!” Just another note about the physicist Richard Feynman and transcription.. I was reading some of the stories in “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!” Adventures of a Curious Character, a book of transcripts of anecdotes Feynman told about his life and various kinds of mischief he got into.

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"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" is an autobiography of the late physicist, Richard P. Feynman—a very unconventional one. Rather than relating the story of his life in a traditional manner, Feynman gives us a collection of unconnected anecdotes loosely organized into this book.

"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" Adventures of a Curious Character Preface The stories in this book were collected intermittently and informally during seven years of very enjoyable drumming with Richard Feynman.

I have found each story by itself to be amusing, and the collection taken together to be amazing: invent so much innocent File Size: KB. Mr. Feynman stories are basically superb. They are not simply clever – they exhibit a man which want to learn was his aphorism throughout everyday life (he owes this craving to his dad, an extremely exceptional man).

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