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The Resource Feynman's rainbow : a search for beauty in physics and in life, Leonard Mlodinow

Feynman's rainbow : a search for beauty in physics and in life, Leonard Mlodinow

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Feynman's rainbow : a search for beauty in physics and in life
Title
Feynman's rainbow
Title remainder
a search for beauty in physics and in life
Statement of responsibility
Leonard Mlodinow
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Language
eng
Summary
"Some of the brightest minds in science have passed through the halls of the California Institute of Technology. In the early 1980s, Leonard Mlodinow joined their ranks to begin a postdoctoral fellowship. Afraid he was not smart enough to be there, despite his groundbreaking Ph.D. thesis, he took his insecurities to Richard Feynman, Caltech's intimidating resident genius and iconoclast. So began a pivotal year in a young man's life. Though a series of fascinating exchanges, Mlodinow and Feynman delve into the nature of science, creativity, love mathematics, happiness, God, art, pleasures and ambition, producing a moving portrait of a friendship and an affecting account of Feynman's final creative years"--
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Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Label
Feynman's rainbow : a search for beauty in physics and in life, Leonard Mlodinow
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Note
Originally published: New York : Warner Books, c2003
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xiv, 171 p.
Isbn
9780307946492
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011025713
System control number
  • (OCoLC)699764958
  • 478671
  • (OCoLC)ocn699764958
  • 478671
Label
Feynman's rainbow : a search for beauty in physics and in life, Leonard Mlodinow
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Warner Books, c2003
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xiv, 171 p.
Isbn
9780307946492
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011025713
System control number
  • (OCoLC)699764958
  • 478671
  • (OCoLC)ocn699764958
  • 478671

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