Quantum Man Richard Feynman s Life in Science Great Discoveries

Here Lawrence M. Krauss, himself a theoretical physicist and a best-selling author, offers a unique scientific biography: a rollicking narrative coupled with clear and novel expositions of science at the limits.

Quantum Man  Richard Feynman s Life in Science  Great Discoveries

"A worthy addition to the Feynman shelf and a welcome follow-up to the standard-bearer, James Gleick's Genius." —Kirkus Reviews Perhaps the greatest physicist of the second half of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman changed the way we think about quantum mechanics, the most perplexing of all physical theories. Here Lawrence M. Krauss, himself a theoretical physicist and a best-selling author, offers a unique scientific biography: a rollicking narrative coupled with clear and novel expositions of science at the limits. From the death of Feynman’s childhood sweetheart during the Manhattan Project to his reluctant rise as a scientific icon, we see Feynman’s life through his science, providing a new understanding of the legacy of a man who has fascinated millions.

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Pages: 368
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Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-21 - Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

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Language: en
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Pages: 188
Authors: Lawrence M. Krauss
Categories: Performing Arts
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-10-19 - Publisher: New York : Basic Books

Explaining the intricacies of warp speed and showing the difference between a holodeck and a hologram, an introduction to the arcane world of physics uses "Star Trek" to build and frame the discussion
Fear of Physics
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Lawrence M. Krauss
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007-07-30 - Publisher: Hachette UK

"Assume the cow is a sphere." So begins this lively, irreverent, and informative look at everything from the physics of boiling water to cutting-edge research at the observable limits of the universe. Rich with anecdotes and accessible examples, Fear of Physics nimbly ranges over the tools and thought behind the
Hiding in the Mirror
Language: en
Pages: 276
Authors: Lawrence Maxwell Krauss
Categories: Science
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