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

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

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The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman
Title
The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman
Statement of responsibility
[Richard P. Feynman] ; [introduction and] edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson
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eng
Summary
An unparalleled collection of the timeless writings of one of science's most beloved and original thinkers
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KLG
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, [Richard P. Feynman] ; [introduction and] edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson
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Includes index
Contents
Foreword / Freeman Dyson -- 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 270 p.
Isbn
9780738201085
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM42581271
Label
The pleasure of finding things out : the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, [Richard P. Feynman] ; [introduction and] edited by Jeffrey Robbins ; foreword by Freeman Dyson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Foreword / Freeman Dyson -- 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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xvi, 270 p.
Isbn
9780738201085
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
OCM42581271

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