The Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol 1 by Richard P. FeynmanFour decades ago, I once dared to walk into the office of Mr. S C Mookerjee, our Professor and Head of Department in Physics at St. Aloysius College, Jabalpur, and there I took his permission to look up his personal library. There were three attractive red-colored cloth volumes of Lectures in Physics by Richard P. Feynman. I picked up the first volume and upon a cursory glance, I happened to read this paragraph, in utter admiration and reverence:
A poet once said, The whole universe is in a glass of wine. We will probably never know in what sense he meant it, for poets do not write to be understood. But it is true that if we look at a glass of wine closely enough we see the entire universe. There are the things of physics: the twisting liquid which evaporates depending on the wind and weather, the reflection in the glass; and our imagination adds atoms. The glass is a distillation of the earths rocks, and in its composition we see the secrets of the universes age, and the evolution of stars. What strange array of chemicals are in the wine? How did they come to be? There are the ferments, the enzymes, the substrates, and the products. There in wine is found the great generalization; all life is fermentation. Nobody can discover the chemistry of wine without discovering, as did Louis Pasteur, the cause of much disease. How vivid is the claret, pressing its existence into the consciousness that watches it! If our small minds, for some convenience, divide this glass of wine, this universe, into parts -- physics, biology, geology, astronomy, psychology, and so on -- remember that nature does not know it! So let us put it all back together, not forgetting ultimately what it is for. Let it give us one more final pleasure; drink it and forget it all!
— Richard P. Feynman
I now find that this paragraph has captured hearts all over the globe and, therefore, it is internationally famous.
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Feynman , a Nobel laureate who has sometimes been called "The Great Explainer". The book's co-authors are Feynman, Robert B. Leighton , and Matthew Sands. The Feynman Lectures on Physics is perhaps the most popular physics book ever written. More than 1. The textbook comprises three volumes.
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