... What else can you do while waiting for cosmological simulations to finish other than drawing or reading? Asking for a friend.
‘Waterways’ on Guitar, a Ludovico Einaudi Cover
Performed and edited on Saturday, 5 September 2020. https://soundcloud.com/irpt/waterways-l
Sir V.F.R. Jones, In Memoriam
Obituary on Auckland Grammar School Website I first came across the name mathematician Jones in middle school, when I was reading the Chinese edition of What Is Mathematics by Robbins and Courant to feel good (and ultimately the opposite), and one of the addendum chapters introduced me to "New Zealander Jones" and his work on … Continue reading Sir V.F.R. Jones, In Memoriam
Well, there are many things that we can only afford one shot at, but this particular thing I wish to discuss is arguably more important than my personal future happiness.
A Walk In The Garden – IrPt
Not all songs deserve a blog mention, but this one I specifically have a dream-inspired short story to follow up in late 2020. https://soundcloud.com/irpt/august-22-2020-a-walk-in-the-garden-little-people And indeed, in that dream, I read a novella named "Little People" at a mishmash international airport, waiting to venture somewhere afar (and COVID-19-free). At least part of the story plays … Continue reading A Walk In The Garden – IrPt
[FW AdvLab] Basic Numerical Modelling with Python
One of the latest lab manuals that I've developed for Auckland Physics. I find it potentially helpful for the greater audience of the internet. This manual is intended for second-year physics majors, and assumes little prior mathematical knowledge beyond single variable calculus. Keywords: IVP, ODE, Numerical Analysis, scipy Access the Lab Manual:Download
Aug is short for August, and AUG in an mRNA is a "Start" Codon, where translation first begins, or where a DNA message commonly begins to manifest as an amino acid sequence. On the one side, the 8th month of a Gregorian year was named after Gaius Octavius Thurinus (63 BCE to 14 CE), adoptive … Continue reading AUG