"Surely you're joking, mr feynman!" - adventures of a curious character

Raghavan, Neeraja (2009) "Surely you're joking, mr feynman!" - adventures of a curious character. Learning Curve (12). pp. 60-61.

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Wouldn't you expect a budding scientist to do more than fry potatoes in his lab? Here is a book that promises to give you many more such surprises. I have read this book at least three times and enjoyed it as much, if not more, at each reading. For one thing, it shakes the stereotypical image of an absent minded (and boring) scientist, pottering about his dingy laboratory, full of strange mutterings. Indeed, it makes one wonder if there are many who could be more sparkling and irresistible in their overflowing wit, intelligence and verve for living!Feynman's former student Albert R Hibbs captures the essence of the book in his pithy introduction: “...he talked to us about physics, his diagrams and equations helping us to share his understanding

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Raghavan, Neeraja
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Elementary education, Early childhood education
Subjects: Social sciences > Education
Divisions: Foundation Publications
Full Text Status: Public
URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/599
Publisher URL: http://apfstatic.s3.ap-south-1.amazonaws.com/s3fs-...

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