Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character (MP3 CD)

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Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!: Adventures of a Curious Character By Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton (Adapted by), Edward Hutchings (Editor) Cover Image
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This book is a hilarious and impassioned reminder that the laboratory, really the whole project of scientific inquiry, is a matter not of dry, clinical analysis, but a form of play. Feynman is a disarming guide through the cosmos, and a comic poet of the wonders of terrestrial life.

— John


Richard Feynman, one of the world's greatest theoretical physicists, thrived on adventure. His outrageous exploits once shocked a Princeton dean's wife to exclaim: "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman "

In this phenomenal national bestseller, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist recounts in his inimitable voice his experiences trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and Bohr and ideas on gambling with Nick the Greek, painting a naked female toreador, accompanying a ballet on his bongo drums, and much else of an eyebrow-raising and hilarious nature. Woven together with his views on science, Feynman's life story is a combustible mixture of high intelligence, unlimited curiosity, eternal skepticism, and raging chutzpah.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780786196197
ISBN-10: 078619619X
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Publication Date: January 1st, 1997
Pages: 1
Language: English