A sequel to “Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman“, with a moving account of his loving relationship with his wife, who died in a hospital near Los Alamos where Feynman was working on the Manhattan Project. It also provides an insightful, fascinating account of Feynman’s significant role in the Challenger investigation.
“I’ve been caught, so to speak — like someone who was given something wonderful when he was a child, and he’s always looking for it again. I’m always looking, like a child, for the wonders I know I’m going to find — maybe not every time, but every once in a while.”
The Best Way to Learn
“It’s the only way I know to get technical information quickly: you don’t just sit there while they go trough what they think would be interesting; instead, you ask a lot of questions, you get quick answers, and soon you begin to understand the circumstances and learn just what to ask to get the next piece of information you need.”