Book:Richard P. Feynman/Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!

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Richard P. Feynman and Ralph Leighton: "Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!" Adventures of a Curious Character

Published $1985$, Vintage

ISBN 0-09-917331-X.


Contents

Preface (Ralph Leighton)
Introduction (Albert R. Hibbs)
Vitals
Part 1: FROM FAR ROCKAWAY TO MIT
He Fixes Radios by Thinking!
String Beans
Who Stole the Door?
Latin or Italian?
Always Trying to Escape
The Chief Research Chemist of the Metaplast Corporation
Part 2: THE PRINCETON YEARS
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!"
Meeeeeeeeeee!
A Map of the Cat?
Monster Minds
Mixing Paints
A Different Box of Tools
Mindreaders
The Amateur Scientist
Part 3: FEYNMAN, THE BOMB, AND THE MILITARY
Fizzled Fuses
Testing Bloodhounds
Los Alamos from Below
Safecracker Meets Safecracker
Uncle Sam Doesn't Need You!
Part 4: FROM CORNELL TO CALTECH, WITH A TOUCH OF BRAZIL
The Dignified Professor
Any Questions?
I Want My Dollar!
You Just Ask Then?
Lucky Numbers
O Americano, Outra Vez!
Man of a Thousand Tongues
Certainly, Mr. Big!
An Offer You Must Refuse
Part 5: THE WORLD OF ONE PHYSICIST
Would You Solve the Dirac Equation?
The $7$ Percent Solution
Thirteen Times
It Sounds Greek to Me!
But Is It Art?
Is Electricity Fire?
Judging Books by Their Covers
Alfred Nobel's Other Mistake
Bringing Culture to the Physicists
Found Out in Paris
Altered States
Cargo Cult Science
Index


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