Richard P. Feynman
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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.

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    • Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 11 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    With his characteristic eyebrow-raising behavior, Richard P. Feynman once provoked the wife...

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    • By Brad Grimm on 11-09-09

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    • What Do You Care What Other People Think?

    • Further Adventures of a Curious Character
    • By: Richard P. Feynman, Ralph Leighton
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 6 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Among the book's many tales 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....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
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    • By Jose on 12-29-16

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    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 1, Quantum Mechanics

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For more than 30 years, Richard P. Feynman's three-volume Lectures on Physics has been known worldwide as the classic resource for students and professionals alike....

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    • Great lectures, but given at the wrong order

    • By Salvador on 04-04-10

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    • The Pleasure of Finding Things Out

    • The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman
    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 8 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynman....

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    • By Ashton F. on 06-06-15

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    • Six Easy Pieces

    • Essentials of Physics Explained by Its Most Brilliant Teacher
    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 5 hrs and 23 mins
    • Abridged
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    Designed for non-scientists, Six Easy Pieces is an unparalleled introduction to the world of physics by one of the greatest teachers of all time....

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    • By M. on 08-06-05

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    • The Meaning of it All

    • Thoughts of a Citizen-Scientist
    • By: Richard Feynman
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In this collection of lectures that Richard Feynman originally gave in 1963, unpublished during his lifetime, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist discusses several ultimate questions of science....

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    • By Asher on 09-22-07

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    • The Character of Physical Law

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
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    In these Messenger Lectures, originally delivered at Cornell University and recorded for television by the BBC, Richard Feynman offers an overview of selected physical laws and gathers their common features....

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    • Six Not-So-Easy Pieces

    • Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time
    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Abridged
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    No 20th-century American scientist is better known to a wider spectrum of people than Richard P. Feynman (1918-1988), physicist, teacher, author, and cultural icon....

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    • By Doug on 01-01-06

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    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 14, Feynman on Electricity and Magnetism, Part 1

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
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    For more than 30 years, Richard P. Feynman's three-volume Lectures on Physics has been known worldwide as the classic resource for students and professionals alike....

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    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 15, Feynman on Electricity and Magnetism, Part 2

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
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    For more than 30 years, Richard P. Feynman's three-volume Lectures on Physics has been known worldwide as the classic resource for students and professionals alike....

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