What Do You Care What Other People Think? Further Adventures of A Curious Character

What Do You Care What Other People Think? Further Adventures of a Curious Character is a captivating collection of reminiscences from freewheeling scientific genius Richard P. Feynman

Richard Feynman – Nobel Laureate, teacher and iconic intellect – possessed an unquenchable thirst for an adventure and an unparalleled gift for telling the extraordinary stories of his life.

In this collection of short pieces Feynman describes everything from his love of beauty to college pranks to how his father taught him to think. He takes us behind the scenes of the space shuttle Challenger investigation, where he dramatically revealed the cause of the disaster with a simple experiment. And he tells us of how he met his beloved first wife Arlene, and their brief time together before her death. Sometimes intensely moving, sometimes funny, these writings are infused with Feynman’s curiosity and passion for life.

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What Do You Care What Other People Think? Further Adventures of a Curious Character is a captivating collection of reminiscences from freewheeling scientific genius Richard P. Feynman

Richard Feynman – Nobel Laureate, teacher and iconic intellect – possessed an unquenchable thirst for an adventure and an unparalleled gift for telling the extraordinary stories of his life.

In this collection of short pieces Feynman describes everything from his love of beauty to college pranks to how his father taught him to think. He takes us behind the scenes of the space shuttle Challenger investigation, where he dramatically revealed the cause of the disaster with a simple experiment. And he tells us of how he met his beloved first wife Arlene, and their brief time together before her death. Sometimes intensely moving, sometimes funny, these writings are infused with Feynman’s curiosity and passion for life.

 

Publisher: Penguin

Paperback

2008

ISBN: 9780141030883