2021 LISA NZ Workshop – Quick and Characteristically Non-Technical Thoughts

For those of you who didn't come to FWPhys for the first time after reading my graduate school application, you may be interested to know that I also run the New Zealand Astrostatistics and General Relativity Working Group's online presence (Gravity.ac.nz), which is part of the ESA-led LISA (Laser Interferometer Space Antenna) project due in … Continue reading 2021 LISA NZ Workshop – Quick and Characteristically Non-Technical Thoughts

[Lux] Advanced Rainbow Manipulation

Backyard fun, sort of. This set of pictures were created using LED-enabled pois1 by myself and A. Cordwell, a friend of mine and 4th year student at Auckland astrophysics. This part-dancing and part-running-around project is my third attempt at light-pen practical effects. The equation that we wrote this time is ... Non-relativistic time-dependent Schrödinger. Enjoy. … Continue reading [Lux] Advanced Rainbow Manipulation

Sir V.F.R. Jones, In Memoriam

Obituary on Auckland Grammar School Website I first came across the 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 otherwise), and one of the addendum chapters introduced me to "New Zealander Jones" and his work on knot theory. … Continue reading Sir V.F.R. Jones, In Memoriam

[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

Natural Numbers Between 1 and 100, Represented as Sum of Three Cubes

It came to me as a shock that the first page of Google failed me when I wanted to show the following information at a party, so I wanted to post my own list. It is compiled from Internet News Articles, and Wikipedia. Note that in the case of a non-unique solution, preferably, the result … Continue reading Natural Numbers Between 1 and 100, Represented as Sum of Three Cubes