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Ralph Leighton
Ralph Leighton (born 13 November 1949) is a biographer, film producer, and friend of the late physicist Richard Feynman. He recorded Feynman relating stories of his life. Leighton has released some of the recordings as The Feynman Tapes. These interviews became the basis for the books Surely... show more

Ralph Leighton (born 13 November 1949) is a biographer, film producer, and friend of the late physicist Richard Feynman. He recorded Feynman relating stories of his life. Leighton has released some of the recordings as The Feynman Tapes. These interviews became the basis for the books Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman! and What Do You Care What Other People Think?, which were later combined into the hardcover anniversary edition Classic Feynman: All the Adventures of a Curious Character. Leighton is an amateur drummer and founder of the group Friends of Tuva. In 1990 he wrote Tuva or Bust! Richard Feynman's Last Journey.
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 4 years ago
Published July 31st 2005 I’ve read almost everything Feynman related. A few still remain to be read: Perfectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: The Letters, Feynman's Thesis: A New Approach to Quantum Theory, and Feynman Lectures on Computation. My first contact with Feynman happen...
Booklog
Booklog rated it 6 years ago
This is fantastic for undergrads! The undergrad lectures collected in the Feynman Lectures on Physics are enough to make any sane person question why the hell they're bothering with a physics major. The level of complexity is honestly grad level if you expect to read it with full comprehension. Luck...
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it 12 years ago
Classics from Feynman's earlier autobiographical works arranged in roughly chronological order. A bonus CD of some of the source material is included, and is well worth the price of admission. Feynman was hilarious to listen to, a born raconteur. Fun collection that's light on the science and heavy ...
Par Lance
Par Lance rated it 25 years ago
Brilliant, inspirational and very funny!There can be no argument that Richard P Feynman was a genius. He has been a hero of mine since I was very young, probably because my father also greatly admires him and spoke to me about Feynman and his unique personality from time to time.There are some great...
Beth's List Love on Booklikes
Beth's List Love on Booklikes rated it 50 years ago
Feynman is amazing: smart, funny, infinitely curious, irreverant. Love these stories of his life.
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