Friday, October 07, 2005

Richard Feyman's letters (reviewed by Freeman Dyson)




I've mentioned him quite a few times because he's one of my heroes, not because I undersood his physics completely (I'm a biologist), but he impressed me because he seemed to be interested in any challenge and was a great teacher. One of his several autobiographical books tells an enchanting story about ants on his window sill and the impromtu experiments he did with a piece of folded paper, that would charm even the most die-hard unscientifically-minded person.

Perectly Reasonable Deviations from the Beaten Track: The Letters of Richard P Feynman



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