By Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton
The New York Times best-selling sequel to "Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!"
one of many maximum physicists of the 20th century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for experience and an remarkable skill to inform the tales of his lifestyles. "What Do You Care What folks Think?" is Feynman’s final literary legacy, ready along with his buddy and fellow drummer, Ralph Leighton. between its many tales―some humorous, others intensely moving―we meet Feynman’s first spouse, Arlene, who taught him of love’s irreducible secret as she lay demise in a sanatorium mattress whereas he labored within reach at the atomic bomb at Los Alamos. we're additionally given a desirable narrative of the research of the distance shuttle Challenger’s explosion in 1986, and we relive the instant while Feynman published the disaster’s reason through a sublime scan: losing a hoop of rubber right into a glass of chilly water and pulling it out, misshapen.
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