Richard Feynman was perhaps the most brilliant, iconoclastic, and influential physicist of modern times. The Character of Physical law, first published in 1965, contains the text of seven brilliant lectures, originally delivered to standing-room-only audiences at Cornell University, that demonstrate Feyman's unique ability to bring his subject to life to the non-physicist.
About the Author
Feynman was Professor of Physics at the California Institute of Technology.
James Gleick's three books, Chaos, Genuis, and Faster, have been translated into nearly thirty languages. Gleick, a former reporter and editor of the New York Times, lives in New York.