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7 edition of No ordinary genius found in the catalog.

No ordinary genius

the illustrated Richard Feynman

by Richard Phillips Feynman

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Feynman, Richard Phillips.,
    • Physicists -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Christopher Sykes.
      ContributionsFeynman, Richard Phillips.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC16.F49 A3 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination272 p. :
      Number of Pages272
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1422187M
      ISBN 100393036219
      LC Control Number93032449

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      It gives vivid insight into the mind of a great No ordinary genius book scientist at work and at play, and it challenges the popular myth of the scientist as a cold reductionist dedicated to stripping romance and mystery from the natural world. It gives vivid insight into the mind of a great creative scientist at work and at play, and it challenges the popular myth of the scientist as a cold reductionist dedicated to stripping romance and mystery from the natural world. I hear a lot of development. Ordinary Geniuses was published by Viking-Penguin in August It is usual to have twice that. This book brings them magnificently to life.

      I loved writing about these two men, whose quirky humor matched their quirky brilliance. His talents come together in this wonderful book, the story of the intertwining careers of two quite amazing scientists. One Swedish listener asked for information on his home. He complains that the lead times for such events are increasingly restrictive. The Great Depression was not quite over, but the worst had seemed to have passed.


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