Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!
Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! is an autobiographical set of anecdotes about larger-than-life physicist Richard P. Feynman. It is split into five sections, covering different periods of his life from childhood on, with six to 13 stories in each section.
Feynman, aside from being a great physicist, was a well-known prankster and iconoclast, with an insatiable curiosity that led to all sorts of interests unrelated to his field. Many of the stories d... What Do You Care What Other People Think?
Richard Feynman tells readers how his interest in science began. He talks about his years as a student and, later, as a professor. This book gives us a glimpse into how the mind of a genius works. This is the man who was able to figure out what caused the space shuttle Challenger to explode in 1986. He talks about scientific theories and explains them to the reader in simple, non-intimidating language. He makes science fun and interesting by making it ac...