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[PSA] Closure of Old Domain, FTDSCI.COM

Dear readers, After failing to come up with a convincing acronym, I’ve registered this much more relevant url, fwphys.com. It is still impossible to pronounce though. ‘FTD / Frontier Development’ has been my imaginary brand when drawing cars since I am 6, and while ‘ftdsci’ wasn't conjured up on a half-awake weekday morning when Berkeley … Continue reading [PSA] Closure of Old Domain, FTDSCI.COM

FW’s NoteBook – The Maximisation of The Gravity Due to a Malleable Astroid

EDIT: Alternative Solution is in a separate post. This was the first question Berkeley SPS posted last year, and in a manner not dissimilar to them, I finally finished an answer. A common exercise in both classical EM and Gravitational theories, the question has many formulations; I'll take the most practical set of quantities relevant … Continue reading FW’s NoteBook – The Maximisation of The Gravity Due to a Malleable Astroid

[Photo Stories] Bailey’s Bead During the 2019 Total Solar Eclipse

They felt equally long - the one I spent doubting myself and managing my stress, and the totality. Two minutes before totality, the crowd’s celebration, adding to my own misjudgment, toppled my tripod, dumping my camera into dirt (luckily) and shattering a UV filter. “Ok. Again. All for nothing.” I thought I’d say to myself. … Continue reading [Photo Stories] Bailey’s Bead During the 2019 Total Solar Eclipse