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The Meaning of It All

By: Richard P Feynman

133 pages, no illustrations

Penguin Books

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #170547 | ISBN-13: 9780141031446
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Paperback | Apr 2006 | #89682 | ISBN: 0140276351
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&i;`A wonderful collection of personal stories, told in the authentic Feynman style, bringing his meditations to life'&o; Freeman Dyson, New York Review of Books
&i;`Entertaining and thought-provoking, all in the great man's inimitable voice. Feynman has still got plenty of things to say - even from beyond the grave.'&o; Marcus Chown, New Scientist


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Biography

'He is everything you want and expect a scientist to be: charming, sceptical, funny, blindingly intelligent ... confirms one's suspicion that Feynman was probably the coolest scientist who ever lived' Guardian 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. 'He is everything you want and expect a scientist to be: charming, sceptical, funny, blindingly intelligent ... confirms one's suspicion that Feynman was probably the coolest scientist who ever lived' Guardian 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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