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The Beat of a Different Drum: The Life and…

The Beat of a Different Drum: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman (edition 1996)

by Jagdish Mehra

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This is a definitve book dealing with the life and scientific work of arguably the greatest American-born theoretical physicist of the 20th century. Feynman was irreverent and iconoclastic; he disdained authority and despised ceremony. Jagdish Mehra knew Richard Feynman personally for 30years. Feynman invited Mehra to spend three weeks with him shortly before his death to interview him and talk about his life , and encouraged Mehra to write this book about his life and scientific work. What has emerged is a truly authoritative account of Feynman's life and achievements.… (more)
Title:The Beat of a Different Drum: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman
Authors:Jagdish Mehra
Info:Oxford University Press, USA (1996), Paperback, 710 pages
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Tags:popsci, physics, pb

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The Beat of a Different Drum: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman by Jagdish Mehra



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Richard Phillips Feynman's father, Melville Arthur Feynman, came to the United States of America as a child of five from Minsk, in Byelorussia, with his parents in 1895.
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