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Richard Feynman

Physicist, Author (11-May-1918 — 15-Feb-1988)


Laurie M. Brown; John S. Rigden. Most of the Good Stuff: Memories of Richard Feynman. New York: American Institute of Physics. 1993. 181pp.

Richard Feynman; Ralph Leighton. Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!. New York: W. W. Norton. 1985. 350pp.

Richard Feynman; Ralph Leighton. What Do You Care What Other People Think?. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.. 1988. 255pp.

James Gleick. Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman. New York: Pantheon Books. 1992. 532pp.

John R. Gribbin; Mary Gribbin. Richard Feynman: A Life in Science. London: Viking Press. 1997. 301pp.

Lawrence M. Krauss. Quantum Man: Richard Feynman's Life in Science. W. W. Norton. 2011. 350pp.

Ralph Leighton. Tuva or Bust!: Richard Feynman's Last Journey. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.. 2000. 260pp.

Jagdish Mehra. The Beat of a Different Drum: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman. Oxford, UK: Clarendon Press. 1994. 630pp.

Leonard Mlodinow. Some Time with Feynman. London: Penguin. 2004. 128pp.

Silvan S. Schweber. QED and the Men who Made it: Dyson, Feynman, Schwinger, and Tomonaga. Princeton University Press. 1994. 732pp.

Christopher Sykes. No Ordinary Genius: The Illustrated Richard Feynman. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.. 1994. 262pp.


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  7. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.223)

  8. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.219)

  9. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.512)

  10. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.234)

  11. Webster's American Biographies (p.338)

  12. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography (p.230)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.178)

  14. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.164)

  15. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.196)

  16. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.125)

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