Two Late 2021 CGI Artworks

Reunion (3072 × 4096) Medium: Blender Cycles + Hand painting. December 2021. During my freshman year, I imagined a space colony utilizing the material of Enceladus (Saturn II). This new rendition moves the space station off the surface of the moon and bends metal and concrete into a van Braun ring space station design. It … Continue reading Two Late 2021 CGI Artworks

357686312646216567629137 and Friends

Many people close to FWPhys are aware of, in possession of, or about to possess, our first STEM merchandise, the Left Truncatable Prime Pencil. Printed on it is the largest base-10 number that remains prime as you remove digits from the left side by means of sharpening the pencil. US$3 a pair. It's common knowledge … Continue reading 357686312646216567629137 and Friends

How Euler Tackled an innocent-looking integral

For unclear reasons, I really wanted to write down one wacky (read: elegant) calculus exercise tonight -- have you integrated the cotangent function twice? I feel the infinite series are mere toys dancing at the fingertips of Euler, and consider his method to tackle this quite beautiful, my usual attitude towards Euler math. For some … Continue reading How Euler Tackled an innocent-looking integral

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