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Tuva Or Bust

Author : Ralph Leighton
ISBN : 0393320693
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A close friend of physicist Richard Feynman chronicles his relationship with the scientist and describes their ten-year quest to reach the remote country of Tannu Tuva.

Tuva Or Bust

Author : Ralph Leighton
ISBN : STANFORD:36105119689953
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A splendid piece of Feynmaniana--the Tuva attempt by a close friend. Includes a phonodisc of Tuvan singing. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


Author : Peter Parnell
ISBN : 0822219247
Genre : Drama
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THE STORY: Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman holds forth with captivating wit and wisdom in this fascinating play that originally starred Alan Alda. One of the twentieth century's great physicists, Feynman was also one of its great ecce

What Do You Care What Other People Think Further Adventures Of A Curious Character

Author : Richard P. Feynman
ISBN : 0393079813
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The New York Times best-selling sequel to "Surely You’re Joking, Mr. Feynman!" One of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century, Richard Feynman possessed an unquenchable thirst for adventure and an unparalleled ability to tell the stories of his life. "What Do You Care What Other People Think?" is Feynman’s last literary legacy, prepared with his friend and fellow drummer, Ralph Leighton. Among its many tales—some funny, others intensely moving—we meet Feynman’s first wife, Arlene, who taught him of love’s irreducible mystery as she lay dying in a hospital bed while he worked nearby on the atomic bomb at Los Alamos. We are also given a fascinating narrative of the investigation of the space shuttle Challenger’s explosion in 1986, and we relive the moment when Feynman revealed the disaster’s cause by an elegant experiment: dropping a ring of rubber into a glass of cold water and pulling it out, misshapen.

Where Rivers And Mountains Sing

Author : Theodore Craig Levin
ISBN : 0253347157
Genre : Music
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Theodore Levin takes readers on a journey through the rich sonic world of inner Asia, where the elemental energies of wind, water, and echo, the ubiquitous presence of birds and animals, and the legendary feats of heroes have inspired a remarkable art and technology of sound-making among nomadic pastoralists. As performers from Tuva and other parts of inner Asia have responded to the growing worldwide popularity of their music, Levin follows them to the West, detailing their efforts to nourish global connections while preserving the power and poignancy of their music traditions. A DVD/CD video/music disk is included.

Nomads Of South Siberia

Author : Sevian I. Vainshtein
ISBN : 0608156167
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Modern Portfolio Theory And Investment Analysis

Author : Edwin J. Elton
ISBN : 9780470388327
Genre : Business & Economics
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An update of a classic book in the field, Modern Portfolio Theory examines the characteristics and analysis of individual securities as well as the theory and practice of optimally combining securities into portfolios. It stresses the economic intuition behind the subject matter while presenting advanced concepts of investment analysis and portfolio management. Readers will also discover the strengths and weaknesses of modern portfolio theory as well as the latest breakthroughs.


Author : Source Wikipedia
ISBN : 1230636285
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 31. Chapters: Airports in Tuva, Cities and towns in Tuva, Districts of Tuva, Education in Tuva, People from Tuva, Politics of Tuva, Rivers of Tuva, Tuvan culture, Tuvan peoples, History of Tuva, Tuvans, Tannu Uriankhai, Uvs Nuur, Tuvan People's Republic, Ubsunur Hollow, Naadam, Kyzyl, Ubsunur Hollow Biosphere Reserve, Administrative divisions of Tuva, Postage stamps and postal history of Tannu Tuva, Sergey Shoygu, Buga-shadara, Chaa-Kholsky District, Chedi-Kholsky District, Shishged Gol River, Por-Bazhyn, Tere-Kholsky District, Tuva or Bust!, Mongun-Tayginsky District, Barun-Khemchiksky District, Kyzylsky District, Bay-Tayginsky District, Sut-Kholsky District, Tes-Khemsky District, Kaa-Khemsky District, Todzhinsky District, Tandinsky District, Piy-Khemsky District, Dzun-Khemchiksky District, Ulug-Khemsky District, Erzinsky District, Ovyursky District, Tuvan State University, Dukha, Arzhan, Flag of Tuva, Tuvan ak a, Tofalar, Albert Kuvezin, Emblem of Tuva, Kyzyl Airport, Tubalar, Ak-Dovurak, List of Presidents of the Great Khural of Tuva, Shagonar, Soyot, Turan, Tuva Republic, Kaadyr-ool Bicheldey, Chadan, Khuresh, Todzha Lake, List of Presidents of the Chamber of Representatives of the Great Khural of Tuva, List of Presidents of the Legislative Chamber of the Great Khural of Tuva, Khemchik River, Tos-Bulak, K pejek, Busein River, Kyzyl-Khem, Bilin River. Excerpt: The Tyva Republic (Russian: , tr. Respublika Tyva, IPA: Tuvan: , Tyva Respublika; Mongolian: , Bugd Nairamdakh Tuva Uls), or Tuva (Russian: ), is a federal subject of Russia (a republic). It lies in the geographical centre of Asia, in Southern Siberia. The Republic borders the Altai Republic, Khakassia, Krasnoyarsk Krai, Irkutsk Oblast, and Buryatia in Russia and Mongolia to the south. Forests, mountains, and steppe make up a large part of the geography. A majority...

Feynman Lectures On Computation

Author : Richard Phillips Feynman
ISBN : 0738202967
Genre : Computers
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Adaptations of lecture notes from Feynman's 1983-1986 courses on computation at the California Institute of Technology.

The Pleasure Of Finding Things Out

Author : Richard Phillips Feynman
ISBN : 0738203491
Genre : Science
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A collection of short works by the noted scientist includes his report on the space shuttle Challenger disaster and his Nobel Prize acceptance speech.

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