The New York Times bestseller: sequel to “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!”—funny, poignant, instructive.
One of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the stories of his life. “What Do You Care What Other People Think?” is Feynman’s last literary legacy, which he prepared as he struggled with cancer. Among its many tales—some funny, others intensely moving—we meet Feynman’s first wife, Arlene, who taught him of love’s irreducible mystery as she lay dying in a hospital bed while he worked nearby on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos. We are also given a fascinating narrative of the investigation of the space shuttle Challenger’s explosion in 1986, and we relive the moment when Feynman revealed the disaster’s cause by an elegant experiment: dropping a ring of rubber into a glass of cold water and pulling it out, misshapen.
THIS SITE CONTAINS ONLY THE THIRD SECTION OF THE COMPLETE BOOK CONTAINING HIS FIRST MARRAIGE AND ARBITARORILY SUB DIVIDED IN TO SMALLER PAGES CLICK THE CHAPTER TITLE TO READ EACH CHAPTER
|Religion and Philosophy|
|Biography of Richard Feynman|