Six Easy Pieces, by Richard Feynman

I thought I'd tried reading this previously and got stuck, but in fact it is fairly easy, although not quite on the same level as Surely, You're Joking....

The six pieces are concerned with atomic theory, "basic physics", the relation of physics to other sciences, conservation of energy, gravity, and quantum behaviour. Throughout, Feynman emphasises the frame of mind which we have to be in to "do" science, making the point that sometimes we can observe and predict how things will happen, even though we don't necessarily understand why they do.

Some of the things I highlighted

Completed : 31-Mar-2004

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