Publisher: RHUK (19 November 1992) Paperback: 368 pagesISBN: 9780099173311. Book Summary: Richard Feynman was one of the world’s greatest theoretical physicists who won a noble prize for physics in 1965. He was a man who always jumped into an adventure. He was an artist, a story-teller and an everyday joker whose life was a combination of his intelligence, curiosity and uncertainty. The book is about his conversation with his friend Ralph Leighton that was first recorded and then penned down in this form giving it a wise, funny and passionate twist.
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About the Author
Richard P. Feynman was born in New York City on the 11th May 1918. He studied at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he did his B.Sc. in 1939 and in 1942 he did his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He was Research Assistant at Princeton (1940-1941), Professor of Theoretical Physics at Cornell University (1945-1950) and Visiting Professor and thereafter appointed Professor of Theoretical Physics at the California Institute of Technology (1950-1959).
In 1965, he was elected as a foreign member of the Royal Society, London (Great Britain). He won the Albert Einstein Award (1954, Princeton); Einstein Award (Albert Einstein Award College of Medicine); Lawrence Award (1962).List(s) this item appears in: mylist