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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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,132
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,659
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4,667

    With his characteristic eyebrow-raising behavior, Richard P. Feynman once provoked the wife of a Princeton dean to remark, "Surely you're joking, Mr. Feynman!" But the many scientific and personal achievements of this Nobel Prize-winning physicist are no laughing matter. Here, woven with his scintillating views on modern science, Feynman relates the defining moments of his accomplished life.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Hilarious and inspiring

    • By Brad Grimm on 11-09-09

    Regular price: $23.07

    • 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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 501
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 239
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 233

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great lectures, but given at the wrong order

    • By Salvador on 04-04-10

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,253
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 911
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 919

    One of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the stories of his life. "What Do You Care What Other People Think?" is Feynman's last literary legacy, prepared with his friend and fellow drummer, Ralph Leighton.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sure You're Joking is much better.

    • By Jose on 12-29-16

    Regular price: $18.17

    • 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
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 861
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 768
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 762

    The Pleasure of Finding Things Out is a magnificent treasury of the best short works of Richard P. Feynman, from interviews and speeches to lectures and printed articles. A sweeping, wide-ranging collection, it presents an intimate and fascinating view of a life in science - a life like no other. From his ruminations on science in our culture to his Nobel Prize acceptance speech, this book will delight anyone interested in the world of ideas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Narrator even sounds like Feynman!

    • By Ashton F. on 06-06-15

    Regular price: $18.17

    • 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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 345
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 159
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 157

    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.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Unintelligible

    • By M. on 08-06-05

    Regular price: $21.70

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 4, Electrical and Magnetic Behavior

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Great material, ill suited to audio book format

    • By Ervan Darnell on 10-12-05

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 2, Advanced Quantum Mechanics

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 40 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 133
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • You need the book to follow these lectures

    • By Salvador on 04-04-10

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Meaning of it All

    • Thoughts of a Citizen-Scientist
    • By: Richard Feynman
    • Narrated by: Raymond Todd
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 245
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 177
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179

    In this collection of lectures that Richard Feynman originally gave in 1963, unpublished during his lifetime, the Nobel Prize-winning physicist discusses several of the ultimate questions of science. What is the nature of the tension between science and religious faith? Why does uncertainty play such a crucial role in the scientific imagination? Is this really a scientific age?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Insightful

    • By Asher on 09-22-07

    Regular price: $13.96

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 3, From Crystal Structure to Magnetism

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What's the pattern on your wallpaper?

    • By Mr. Michael A. Hewson on 05-29-05

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 6, Kinetics and Heat

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Missing visuals

    • By John on 08-21-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Character of Physical Law

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Sean Runnette
    • Length: 5 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88

    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 into one broad principle of invariance. He maintains at the outset that the importance of a physical law is not "how clever we are to have foundit out but…how clever nature is to pay attention to it" and steers his discussions toward a final exposition of the elegance and simplicity of all scientific laws.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • An amazing and thought provoking lecture.

    • By Kamran Razvan on 06-22-18

    Regular price: $20.97

    • Six Not-So-Easy Pieces

    • Einstein's Relativity, Symmetry, and Space-Time
    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 6 hrs
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 161
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    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. His autobiographies and biographies have been read and enjoyed by millions of readers around the world, while his wit and eccentricities have made him the subject of TV specials and even a theatrical film.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Very Interesting, but ...

    • By Doug on 01-01-06

    Regular price: $18.20

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 16, Feynman on Electromagnetism

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 36
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Useless as audio only

    • By Justice on 11-28-12

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 9, Basic Concepts in Classical Physics

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Classic Feynman!

    • By Kevin K. Owens on 03-02-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 5, Energy and Motion

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This shouldn't been offered as an audio book

    • By isac on 01-30-13

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 10, Basic Concepts in Quantum Physics

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 51
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing madness

    • By William on 04-03-06

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 13, Feynman on Fields

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 15

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • 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
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    Regular price: $28.00

    • The Feynman Lectures on Physics: Volume 12, Feynman on Sound

    • By: Richard P. Feynman
    • Narrated by: Richard P. Feynman
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    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. Ranging from the most basic principles of Newtonian physics through such formidable theories as Einstein's general relativity, superconductivity, and quantum mechanics, Feynman's lectures stand as a monument of clear exposition and deep insight.

    Regular price: $28.00

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