What is the Most Frightening Celestial Object?

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?

Fear and Future

In order to finish some essays, I have been digging through my archives painstakingly. ย Here's a trivial find. From my 2014 Chronicle. Translation approaching. ็ปๅฏน็š„ๅฏ‚้™้‡Œ๏ผŒ ๆทฑ็š„ๆจก็ณŠ ๆ˜ฏๆ— ๅฐฝไธ–็•Œ็š„ๆฃ‹ๅญ ่ฟ˜ๆ˜ฏๅฒๆœˆๆ—…ไบบ็š„็œผ็› ไป–ไปฌๅ•็บฏๅœฐๅ‘ๆœช็Ÿฅ่ท‹ๆถ‰๏ผŒ ๆœ€ๅˆ็š„ ๅดไธๆ˜ฏๆœ€ๅŽ็š„ ๆๆƒงๅฏไปฅ่งฃ้™ค ๅชๆ˜ฏไธ€็žฌ ๅดไธบๅ‰งๅ˜็š„ๅคฉๅœฐ้“„ๅ‡บๅ…‰่Š’ ๅœจๆˆ‘ๆ‰€ๅŠไน‹ๅค„ ๆฐๆ˜ฏๆˆ‘ไธๅฏๅณไน‹ๆฎ‡๏ผš ้‚ฃๅฐ†ๅ‘็”Ÿ๏ผŒ ไฝ ๅฐ†ๅฝ’ๆฅ๏ผŒ ้‚ฃไนŸๆ˜ฏๅพˆไน…่ฟœ็š„ไบ‹ไบ† ่ฟ™ๅฑ‚ๅฝ“ไธ‹ๅปถไผธ่‡ณๆœชๅฏ็Ÿฅ็š„่ฟท้›พ ไนŸ้ฎๆŒกไธไบ†้‚ฃ็‚น้ฅ่ฟœ็š„ๆ—‹่ฝฌ็š„ๅ…‰้”ฅใ€‚ ๆ˜Ÿๆ˜Ÿๆˆ–่ฎธไนŸๅพˆ่ฟœ ๆˆ–่ฎธๆ›ด่ฟœ ๆˆ‘ๅช่ƒฝ็œ‹ๅˆฐๅƒๅนด๏ผŒ ้‚ฃไธๆ˜ฏๆˆ‘็š„ไธ–็•Œ ้‚ฃๆ˜ฏๆœชๆฅ็š„้ข†ๅœฐไบ† ๆญคๅŽปๆœŸๅนด๏ผŒ ๅฟ˜ๆŽ‰ไบ†๏ผŒ ๅ’ŒๅŠชๅŠ›้˜…่ฏป่‡ช็„ถ็š„ๆ•…ไบ‹ๆ—ถไธ€ๆ ท ๅ†็œ‹็œ‹่‡ชๅทฑ็š„่ฟ‡ๅŽปใ€‚ Link to original work: user.qzone.qq.com/775842684/blog/1419872866/

Earth, #1

I thought about naming this series, P. Blue Dot. Rejoice at this era, ย  ย  ย ย  ย  ย brief and ย  ย  ย  ย  ย ย precarious as it is. Our species' most prestigious elites, ย  ย  ย  ย  ย ย one's dearest loves and wishes, ย  ย  ย  ย  ย ย economical partnership and expectations, firm grounds to hold onto or … Continue reading Earth, #1