Richard P. Feynman
Richard P. Feynman was born in 1918 and grew up in Far Rockaway, New York. At the age of seventeen he entered MIT and in 1939 went to Princeton, then to Los Alamos, where he joined in the effort to build the atomic bomb. Following World War II he joined the physics faculty at Cornell, then went on to Caltech in 1951, where he taught until his death in 1988. He shared the Nobel Prize for physics in 1965, and served with distinction on the Shuttle Commission in 1986. A commemorative stamp in his name was issued by the U.S. Postal Service in 2005.
Books by Richard P. Feynman
A New York Times bestseller—the outrageous exploits of one of this century's greatest scientific minds and a legendary American original.More
The New York Times bestseller: sequel to "Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!"—funny, poignant, instructive.More
An omnibus edition celebrating a great scientific mind and a legendary American original including a live recording.More
An intimate, moving, and funny account of the remarkable life and times of Richard Feynman—the most extraordinary scientist of his age.More