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

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Da Capo Press, 1999 - Science - 270 pages
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The Pleasure of Finding Things Outis a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard Feynman—from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view of a life in science-a life like no other. From his ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will fascinate anyone interested in the world of ideas.
  

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Feynman is the archetype of a scientist living a passionate life. Feynman's writing borders on technical in a few of this collection's essays, but nothing that requires a degree in physics. He is ... Read full review

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brilliant man with much achieved and a motivator for the younger generation to use their minds, their gifts and talents! dr. feynman predicted the techno future and it is revealed in this book... he ... Read full review

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Contents

The Pleasure of Finding Things Out
1
Computing Machines in the Future
27
Los Alamos from Below
53
What Is and What Should Be the Role of Scientific Culture in Modern Society
97
Theres Plenty of Room at the Bottom
117
The Value of Science
141
Richard P Feynmans Minority Report to the Space Shuttle Challenger Inquiry
151
What Is Science?
171
The Smartest Man in the World
189
Cargo Cult Science Some Remarks on Science Pseudoscience and Learning How to Not Fool Yourself
205
Its as Simple as One Two Three
217
Richard Feynman Builds a Universe
225
The Relation of Science and Religion
245
Acknowledgments
259
Index
261
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About the author (1999)

Richard P. Feynmanwas raised in Far Rockaway, New York, and received his Ph.D. from Princeton. He held professorships at both Cornell and the California Institute of Technology. In 1965 he received the Nobel Prize for his work on quantum electrodynamics. He died in 1988.

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