A few days back on Zhihu.com at home, there was an astronomy question that made it onto the "Trending Q&A" list (quite impressive for my homeland), "What is the most frightening celestial object known to science?" Not surprisingly, in the scientifically literate answers -- many of which I might be interested in covering in the … Continue reading What is the Most Frightening Celestial Object?
I am committing this moment to memory. It indeed feels bad to be struck by the news -- I was just in a conversation about hawking radiations this afternoon -- I suppose that before the moment of death detaches myself from my senses and mind, I'd remain in such a powerless position: a witness of … Continue reading To Prof. Stephen Hawking
This one fits in my arts portfolio slightly better than a in blog post, but I only have one den around here, so to say. Back to GRE prep. (Just a practice for something I’m working on) Dedicated to Physics 139
Welcome to the Nebulous Future An Introduction to Complex Systems A Speech at Toastmasters, February 21st, 2018 Toastmaster, members and guests, good evening. [Newton's Dream] Around three hundred years ago, after setting the foundations of Calculus (ahem), Sir Isaac Newton wrote down his three laws of motion. First - A body will stay at rest … Continue reading Welcome to the Nebulous Future: Speech at Toastmasters on Campus
It's a nice day looking out, There's squawk in the distance. A being sits by the glass, through another, it grasped a cup of water, it swirled like galaxies: one born out of another. . The entire history of all we comprehend as cosmos elapses. . it took a sip. It's a nice day looking … Continue reading ‘Cosmos’
Well, since bits of it have already shown up in postcards that I send, I thought I might as well expand it into a doggerel. I really want to change it and add a few commas, but good night for now. Lunar eclipse yesterday morning that inspired this piece. Check it out on UC Berkeley … Continue reading Earth, #3