When I was at the kitchen, 2019's last sunset, as was assigned by Gregorian-calander-using people for this time zone, was right outside the window. So I figured I'd capture its descent. I recorded a video, alongside this single photo.2019 is the first full year I spent with my 200mm lens, and my reliance on it … Continue reading Photo Story: A Collection of 2019 Sun Pictures
Before I regain my twenty-twenty vision, the Gregorian 2020 is already around the corner. Still, given my track record of delaying my 21st birthday celebration by two months, let's say a full review essay will be here before February 29. Waiting for stuff is not fun -- I understand now more than ever. Still, the … Continue reading Happy New Decade!
Thoughts at an evening walk with friends at a north shore park, also reviving the fresh, unedited poetry format characteristic of me. [NEW SITE FEATURE] Rather than signing up for the general FWPhys newsletter at the bottom of this page, you can follow my poetry exclusively in your favorite RSS reader with the link: https://fwphys.com/category/poetry/rss … Continue reading At a Glowworm Cave
Before I looked further, she stopped me, "in the night sky, within the world's collective field of vision, most things are moving at tremendously high speeds. And yet, they gathered only to create such a still scene."-- FW's Scrapbook, "Sunbeam", An Unfinished Story, 2015. Today is December 12th. 11th in some regions. Several of my … Continue reading [Photo Story] Suddenly Still
2 hours have been sunk in post fx and retouching already, and I think it is good to post this here now. What did it take, waking up at 5:30 am after 90 min of planning the night prior, to capture a shadow cast by a sphere of iron and silicate millions of miles away … Continue reading [Photo Story] 2019 Mercury Transit
Here at FWPhys, I would like to celebrate late Dr Carl Sagan’s 85th birthday. Recently, I am revisiting a few books he wrote. And I do so not only because the beautiful ways he put words together to address the clouds of mars, the solar sail, the critical thinking process etc, but also the life … Continue reading Carl Sagan‘s 85th Birthday Anniversary
The original "Advance!", written up in May during a walk from LeConte Hall to Auckland, is something I don't really like any more. Too bourgeoisie. So I thought there needed to be reboot of this series... which has been a reasonable representation of my character. Staying inquisitive for a long time is hard, but this … Continue reading Advance! Part 2