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New York Times Bestseller: This life story of the quirky physicist is “a thorough and masterful portrait of one of the great minds of the century” (The New York Review of Books). Raised in Depression-era Rockaway Beach, physicist Richard Feynman was irreverent, eccentric, and childishly enthusiastic—a new kind of scientist in a field that was in its infancy. His quick mastery of quantum mechanics earned him a place at Los Alamos working on the Manhattan Project under J. Robert Oppenheimer, where the giddy young man held his own among the nation’s greatest minds. There, Feynman turned theory into practice, culminating in the Trinity test, on July 16, 1945, when the Atomic Age was born. He was only twenty-seven. And he was just getting started. In this sweeping biography, James Gleick captures the forceful personality of a great man, integrating Feynman’s work and life in a way that is accessible to laymen and fascinating for the scientists who follow in his footsteps.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: James Gleick
Publisher: Open Road Media
Release: 2011-02-22
File: 532 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781453210437

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One of the most famous science books of our time, the phenomenal national bestseller that "buzzes with energy, anecdote and life. It almost makes you want to become a physicist" (Science Digest). Richard P. Feynman, winner of the Nobel Prize in physics, thrived on outrageous adventures. In this lively work that “can shatter the stereotype of the stuffy scientist” (Detroit Free Press), Feynman recounts his experiences trading ideas on atomic physics with Einstein and cracking the uncrackable safes guarding the most deeply held nuclear secrets—and much more of an eyebrow-raising nature. In his stories, Feynman’s life shines through in all its eccentric glory—a combustible mixture of high intelligence, unlimited curiosity, and raging chutzpah. Included for this edition is a new introduction by Bill Gates.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Richard P. Feynman
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release: 2018-02-06
File: 352 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780393355680

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Celebrated for his brilliantly quirky insights into the physical world, Nobel laureate Richard Feynman also possessed an extraordinary talent for explaining difficult concepts to the general public. Here Feynman provides a classic and definitive introduction to QED (namely, quantum electrodynamics), that part of quantum field theory describing the interactions of light with charged particles. Using everyday language, spatial concepts, visualizations, and his renowned "Feynman diagrams" instead of advanced mathematics, Feynman clearly and humorously communicates both the substance and spirit of QED to the layperson. A. Zee's introduction places Feynman’s book and his seminal contribution to QED in historical context and further highlights Feynman’s uniquely appealing and illuminating style.

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Genre: Science
Author: Richard P. Feynman
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Release: 2014-10-26
File: 192 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781400847464

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Selected articles on quantum chemistry, classical and quantum electrodynamics, path integrals and operator calculus, liquid helium, quantum gravity and computer theory

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Genre: Science
Author: Richard Phillips Feynman
Publisher: World Scientific
Release: 2000
File: 999 Pages
ISBN-13: 9810241313

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Covering the theory of computation, information and communications, the physical aspects of computation, and the physical limits of computers, this text is based on the notes taken by one of its editors, Tony Hey, on a lecture course on computation given b

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Genre: Computers
Author: Richard P. Feynman
Publisher: Perseus Books
Release: 1996-09-08
File: 303 Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015038101401

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Displays one of America's leading physicist's fascinating development of personal artistic sensitivity to line, form, and the moods of his subject.

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Genre: Art
Author: Richard Phillips Feynman
Publisher: Psychology Press
Release: 1995
File: 173 Pages
ISBN-13: 2884490477

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The Feynman Lectures on Gravitation are based on notes prepared during a course on gravitational physics that Richard Feynman taught at Caltech during the 1962-63 academic year. For several years prior to these lectures, Feynman thought long and hard about the fundamental problems in gravitational physics, yet he published very little. These lectures represent a useful record of his viewpoints and some of his insights into gravity and its application to cosmology, superstars, wormholes, and gravitational waves at that particular time. The lectures also contain a number of fascinating digressions and asides on the foundations of physics and other issues.Characteristically, Feynman took an untraditional non-geometric approach to gravitation and general relativity based on the underlying quantum aspects of gravity. Hence, these lectures contain a unique pedagogical account of the development of Einstein's general theory of relativity as the inevitable result of the demand for a self-consistent theory of a massless spin-2 field (the graviton) coupled to the energy-momentum tensor of matter. This approach also demonstrates the intimate and fundamental connection between gauge invariance and the principle of equivalence.

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Genre: Science
Author: Richard Feynman
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2018-05-04
File: 280 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780429982484

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In these classic lectures, Richard Feynman first considers the basic ideas of quantum mechanics, treating the concept of amplitude in special detail and emphasizing that other things, such as the combination laws of angular momenta, are largely consequences of this concept. Feynman also discusses relativity and the idea of anti-particles, finally returning to a discussion of quantum electrodynamics, which takes up most of this volume.

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Genre: Technology & Engineering
Author: Richard Feynman
Publisher: CRC Press
Release: 2018-02-19
File: 188 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780429972133

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A portrait of the late Nobel Prize-winning physicist recounts his early enthusiasm for science, work on the atom bomb, and inquiry into the Challenger explosion

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Richard Phillips Feynman
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Release: 1995
File: 272 Pages
ISBN-13: 039331393X

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Author: Frederic P. Miller
Publisher:
Release: 2009-09
File: 132 Pages
ISBN-13: 6130041098

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