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The outrageous exploits of one of this century s greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original. In this phenomenal national bestseller, the Nobel. Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! [ebook] by Richard P. Feynman (epub/mobi). ebook4expert. April 14 Biographies - Memoirs · Professional Science. Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman: Adventures of a Curious Character 9 editions. The biography of the physicist and Nobel prize winner Richard P. Feynman - a collection of short stories, chapters told to and written down by Ralph Leighton. Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman.


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Richard Feynman won the Nobel prize in physics, is one of the world's greatest and she was moved to exclaim: "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!". Ebook Size: KB Download: Surely You're Joking, venarefeane.ga A New York Times bestseller—the outrageous exploits of one of this. 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.

He is a great orator and the origins of these stories are that they were recorded and transcribed by Ralph Leighton, a drumming pal of Richard's. Yes, Feynman played the bongos.

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So while you have this brilliant man, in some ways ahead of his time in the ways that he thought and how he acted, there ares some hints that he is a man of his time. Reading these stories you come to realise that Feynman was quite the womaniser.

He appreciated the female form in a socially acceptable way for the time that he lived in. And so when someone from the twenty-first century reads this book he can come across as a bit sleazy.

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I am not going to defend his attitudes nor am I going to condone them. Personally I found nothing overtly offensive about his actions or his attitudes.

But I can imagine my partner reading this and sighing at several statements made by him. The book covers times in his childhood right up until late in life.

There is a nice large chapter on his time at Los Alamos working on the Manhattan Project. There are also stories about his time in Brazil and Japan and his love for immersing himself in a different way of life.

There are also a couple of great chapters on education; one about the standard of students he sees while in Brazil and the other concerning a time when he was asked to be on a panel to decide high school texts for his school region. I'd recommend this read to most people. It is extremely accessible, with little jargon or technical physics.

It talks more on his philosophy of living, learning and how to deal with the world around you. It's no argument that Feynman was a brilliant physicist, but he also had many interests.

And a great proportion of these stories are about these interests or how his interests intersected with his physics work.

Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman

There is only one story in this collection that is technical in any way. The collection reads as if you had somehow run into Feynman in a seedy bar in s Vegas there's a story about this time waiting for a showgirl to finish work.

He is a great orator and the origins of these stories are that they were recorded and transcribed by Ralph Leighton, a drumming pal of Richard's.

Yes, Feynman played the bongos.

So while you have this brilliant man, in some ways ahead of his time in the ways that he thought and how he acted, there ares some hints that he is a man of his time. Reading these stories you come to realise that Feynman was quite the womaniser. He appreciated the female form in a socially acceptable way for the time that he lived in.

And so when someone from the twenty-first century reads this book he can come across as a bit sleazy. I am not going to defend his attitudes nor am I going to condone them. Personally I found nothing overtly offensive about his actions or his attitudes.

Surely You're Joking Mr Feynman

But I can imagine my partner reading this and sighing at several statements made by him. The book covers times in his childhood right up until late in life. There is a nice large chapter on his time at Los Alamos working on the Manhattan Project.

There are also stories about his time in Brazil and Japan and his love for immersing himself in a different way of life.December 4, The section "Monster Minds" describes his slightly nervous presentation of his graduate work on the Wheeler—Feynman absorber theory in front of Albert Einstein , Wolfgang Pauli , Henry Norris Russell , John von Neumann , and other major figures of the time.

By Richard Phillips Feynman. Surely You're Joking, Mr.

It's great to know that we still have so much of him around. About the Book.