Essay Topic 1
Why is the teenage Feynman frustrated by the lack of innovation (or interest in innovation) he finds in others?
Essay Topic 2
Discuss what Feynman calls his "puzzle drive"--the part of him that longs to find the solution to puzzles. Give three detailed examples of how he uses his "puzzle drive" to solve a problem or make a discovery.
Essay Topic 3
Discuss Feynman's experience of giving his first technical lecture to the "monster minds." What two things did he take away from this experience?
Essay Topic 4
Discuss Feynman's experiences in the field of Biology. What motivates Feynman to explore subjects out of his field of expertise?
Essay Topic 5
Describe the "different box of tools" Feynman uses to solve math problems. What other parts of Feynman's life does he approach with a different box of tools?
Essay Topic 6
Bob Wilson, Feynman's colleague from Princeton who convinced him...
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