If you like scrolling you might enjoy the previous feature: solar-earth light ray diagram to scale. In the spirit of that, and to answer some general complaints, "Why is the photo so blurry!?"... Here's me attempting to put our first black hole portrait to human scales. Of course, this time it's utterly impossible to put … Continue reading “To Scale”: That Black Hole Picture
Some scrap calculations that I think are valid. —— Waiting for the black hole image now! 19:02 NZDT, Auckland
Well, so far my first talk geared towards the general public. https://youtu.be/bDhSqH8Fipk 🙂 Alpha software download: GitHub.com/sifyrena/trgpo
The unplanned nature of this post is part of that effort. I. It's been said that no one knows how the YouTube recommendation algorithm works [*TS], or maybe what exact number determines if you see these words on a search engine. What it promotes, what it favors, what it despises. No one knows. And yet, … Continue reading Anti-Auto-Recommendations
Recite π as a binary decimal, if you wish. This page is updated annually, subject to my current time zone. On π day, 2014, at about 15:9.26, I ate a chocolate pie (those small ones) during a Chinese literature class, got nearly choked, and had to leave the classroom to search for water... Thank you … Continue reading π Day Memories
Good evening. I am not the last one to leave. Well, the motivation's been comparable to the excitement of unlocking a new part of the game world in a racing game, that becoming an official staff in physics somehow encouraged me to immediately desire to work after hours. Knowing that this wouldn't work long-term, I … Continue reading Photo Stories: Physics Department at Night
Building a new camera rig with some pre-fabricated shortcuts.
An over 1,800-year-old poem revisited :).
Flashback to five years ago.
An interesting problem calling for "high perspectives" on elementary maths.
First post of another new category, or maybe this falls into the old "Poetry" bin. I had packed my stuff early in the evening for the comet / meteor shower situation, only to have my expectations quenched by an untimely thunderstorm. Well, I have heard of it in the forecast, but was not expecting the … Continue reading Photo Stories: Lightning