The Pleasure of Finding Things Out: The Best Short Works of Richard P. Feynman

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Index
Accelerators. See Atom smashers
Adding machines. See IBM
tabulators; Marchant
calculating machines
Advertising, 108-109, 210, 212-213
Alamogordo test. See under Los Alamos
Algebra, 5-6, 228. See also Mathematics
American Association for the Advancement of Science, 225
Annalen der Physik ( Einstein), 38(n)
Arithmetic, 6, 60, 106, 242. See also Mathematics
Artificial intelligence, 28
Astrology, 106-107, 108, 109-110, 206
Astronomy, 212, 240
Atomic bomb, 9, 10, 16, 56, 72, 75, 79, 87, 91, 94, 230-231. See also Los Alamos; Manhattan Project
Atoms, 8, 16-17, 50, 101, 123, 129, 144, 145, 190, 192, 196, 202, 229, 236-237, 250
controlled individually, 45, 51, 135-136, 137-138
grouped as transistors, 42-44 nuclei of, 236-237. See also Neutrons; Nuclear forces; Protons
and particles in gas, 41
See also Electrons
Atom smashers (accelerators), 214, 236, 239
Authority, 104, 146, 149
Automobiles, 129
Awards, 233
Bacher, Bob, 86, 233
Bacon, Francis, 173
Beauty, 2, 17, 59, 185, 186
Bennett, C. H., 39, 40, 43
Bessel functions, 223
Beta decay, 192
Bethe, Hans, 11, 60-61, 64, 86, 190, 197-198, 235
Bets, 69
Big Bang, 199, 200
Biology, 99, 100, 101, 105, 123-124, 124-125, 126, 241.
See also under Chemistry
Black holes, 229(n)
Bohr, Aage, 86, 87
Bohr, Niels, 86-88, 190, 203
Bongos, 191
Books of the world, 121-122
Bose-Einstein condensate,xvii
Brains, 145, 194, 218, 222. See also Computers, analogy with brains
Brass, 90
Brave New World ( Huxley), 99

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