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The Resource The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, by Richard P. Feynman ; edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson

The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, by Richard P. Feynman ; edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson

Label
The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman
Title
The pleasure of finding things out
Title remainder
the best short works of Richard P. Feynman
Statement of responsibility
by Richard P. Feynman ; edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A treasury of short writings by twentieth-century American physicist Richard Feynman, including interviews, speeches, lectures, and printed articles, in which he shares details of his private life, his work on the atomic bomb, and his conclusions on the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger
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Cataloging source
DLC
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1918-1988
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Feynman, Richard P.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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Robbins, Jeffrey
Series statement
Helix books
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  • Science
  • Science
  • Natuurkunde
Label
The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, by Richard P. Feynman ; edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pleasure of finding things out -- Computing machines in the future -- Los Alamos from below -- What is and what should be the role of scientific culture in modern society -- There's plenty of room at the bottom -- The value of science -- Richard P. Feynman's minority report to the space shuttle Challenger inquiry -- What is science? -- The smartest man in the world -- Cargo cult science: some remarks on science, pseudoscience, and learning how to not fool yourself -- It's as simple as one, two, three -- Richard Feynman builds a universe -- The relation of science and religion
Control code
42564066
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 270 pages
Isbn
9780738201085
Lccn
99064775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)42564066
Label
The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, by Richard P. Feynman ; edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The pleasure of finding things out -- Computing machines in the future -- Los Alamos from below -- What is and what should be the role of scientific culture in modern society -- There's plenty of room at the bottom -- The value of science -- Richard P. Feynman's minority report to the space shuttle Challenger inquiry -- What is science? -- The smartest man in the world -- Cargo cult science: some remarks on science, pseudoscience, and learning how to not fool yourself -- It's as simple as one, two, three -- Richard Feynman builds a universe -- The relation of science and religion
Control code
42564066
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 270 pages
Isbn
9780738201085
Lccn
99064775
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)42564066

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