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eBook ä Quantum Man Read × ➵ Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science (Great Discoveries) Download ➾ Author Lawrence M Krauss – Goproled.co.uk Perhaps the greatest physicist of the second half of the twentieth century Richard Feynman changed the way we think about uantum mechanics the most perplexing of all physical theories Here Perhaps the greatest physicist of the second half of the twentieth century Richard Feynman changed the way we think about uantum mechanics the most perplexing of all physical theories Here Lawrence M Krauss himself a theoretical physicist and best selling author offers a uniue scientific biography a rollicking narrative coupled with clear and novel expositions of science at the limits An immensely colorful persona in and out of the office Feynman revolutionized our understanding of nature amid a turbulent life Krauss presents that life from the death of Feynman s childhood sweetheart during the Manhattan Project to his reluctant rise as a scientific icon as seen through the science providing a new understanding of the legacy of a man who has fascinated millions An accessible reflection on the issues that drive physics today uantum Man captures the story of a man who was willing to break all the rules to tame a theory that broke all the rules This is an evaluation of a great scientist and of his contributions to physics written by someone who knew him and understood the insights and uniue approach he brought to every field of enuiry Remarkably the science is brought alive here in a way that mirrors Feynman's own forteIt is of course also biographical personal and anecdotal but makes no attempt to duplicate other accounts such as James Gleick's Genius or Michelle Feynman's Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the beaten track By no means a hagiography it nevertheless displays a personal admiration which accords well with those of other authors notably Freeman Dyson this side idolatry characterised his regard for FeynmanThe writing is exceptionally good I have read only the paperback edition which comes with corrections by novelist Cormac McCarthy by which is apparently meant stylistic amendments to the hardback version including excision of all semi colons and exclamation marks one alone survived on page 290 it appears just like this Some of the most beautiful passages though have a simple elegance which surely could never have survived rewriting The single paragraph description on p77 of Richard's wedding to Arline is one such masterpieceAn excellent work in many different ways it is highly recommended to scientist and lay reader alike

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Perhaps the greatest physicist of the second half of the twentieth century Richard Feynman changed the way we think about uantum mechanics the most perplexing of all physical theories Here Lawrence M Krauss himself a theoretical physicist and best selling author offers a uniue scientific biography a rollicking narrative coupled with clear and novel expositions of science at the limits An immensely colorful persona in and out of the office Feynman revolutionized our understanding of nature amid a turbulent life Krauss presents that life from the death of Feynman s childhood sweetheart during the Manhattan Project to his reluctant rise as a scientific icon as seen through the science providing a new understanding of the legacy of a man who has fascinated millions An accessible reflection on the issues that drive physics today uantum Man captures the story of a man who was willing to break all the rules to tame a theory that broke all the rules A very good read One of the most interesting biographies I have read for a long time

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Quantum Man Richard Feynman's Life in Science Great DiscoveriesPerhaps the greatest physicist of the second half of the twentieth century Richard Feynman changed the way we think about uantum mechanics the most perplexing of all physical theories Here Lawrence M Krauss himself a theoretical physicist and best selling author offers a uniue scientific biography a rollicking narrative coupled with clear and novel expositions of science at the limits An immensely colorful persona in and out of the office Feynman revolutionized our understanding of nature amid a turbulent life Krauss presents that life from the death of Feynman s childhood sweetheart during the Manhattan Project to his reluctant rise as a scientific icon as seen through the science providing a new understanding of the legacy of a man who has fascinated millions An accessible reflection on the issues that drive physics today uantum Man captures the story of a man who was willing to break all the rules to tame a theory that broke all the rules The focus on this book is on the science with the biography introduced mainly as background to it No one would claim that the scientific ideas developed by Feynman are easy for the layman to grasp but Krauss does a good job of it If you want a lighter biographical approach then Feynman's own books eg 'Surely you're joking me Feynman' may be suitable