Hi there! This is the last planned update for March. Sorry for the spam-like update rate. https://youtu.be/N8eY7CrzhSc
A few days back on Zhihu.com at home, there was an astronomy question that made it onto the "Trending Q&A" list (quite impressive for my homeland), "What is the most frightening celestial object known to science?" Not surprisingly, in the scientifically literate answers -- many of which I might be interested in covering in the … Continue reading What is the Most Frightening Celestial Object?
S1: A Second Star Also, Celebrating Berkeley's 150th Charter Day. Physics Library, Strawberry Creek, CA Not sure what's going on? Here's the previous piece in this story: S0
I am committing this moment to memory. It indeed feels bad to be struck by the news -- I was just in a conversation about hawking radiations this afternoon -- I suppose that before the moment of death detaches myself from my senses and mind, I'd remain in such a powerless position: a witness of … Continue reading To Prof. Stephen Hawking
Good for thought - I realize that to post alarmingly short and undeveloped ideas might be less alarming than posting nothing. I do have 3 problem sets to finish before Thursday, but I also have a fictional world to build. Here, I am documenting a brief thought experiment half-planted in reality, and some short comments that could … Continue reading Crossing the Road