The order of nature that we find ourselves developing from, is sometimes contrasted with the order that we strive to construct for ourselves after (and despite) realising the frequent lack thereof if one is ever not careful.
I thank the language of physics for unifying my appreciations of both.
…we give little thought to the machinery that generates the sunlight that makes life possible, to the gravity that glues us to an Earth that would otherwise send us spinning off into space, or to the atoms of which we are made and on whose stability we fundamentally depend…Carl Sagan, Introduction to A Brief History of Time, 1st Ed.
In another recent note, 366 days ago, I turned in my honours / senior thesis, and wrote down the first paragraphs of my statement of purpose in hep-th. So much for that thought, but I am glad I kept going in physics.
— And I got to sneak into the same mathematics office again in order to recreate a one-year-old photograph. Try the new slider widget below!
What’s so bright in my eyes?
The ceiling lamp.