Archive for June, 2009

How Rainbows Work

Saturday, June 27th, 2009

Past few days I’ve been studying optics, and light polarization.  I ended up stumbling across this lecture from MIT professor Walter Lewin.   It’s a really good lecture on how rainbows work. Years ago, I remember one summer afternoon messing around with the hose, spraying it in the air and it generated a rainbow.  I found […]

Personal Update

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

I don’t know how long it’s been since I’ve written one of these, so I’ll just tell what I’ve been doing the past few months. Most all my time has been consumed in physics and mathematics studies.  I’ve spent a LOT of time with the Feynman lectures set, which is a 3 volume set.  I’ve […]

A Letter To My Congresswoman

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

It’s exciting to hear that HR 1207, a bill which will allow Congress to audit the activities of the Federal Reserve bank, is only 11 co-sponsors away from reaching a majority in the House!   My friend Greg sent me an email, and I was freaking out.  I was so happy. I’ve heard several commentators say […]

China Laughs At Geithner And I Do Too

Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009

I just came across a news article, telling how Geithner is over in China, trying to convince them our treasury debt is sound, and the U.S. Dollar is going to be fine. http://www.reuters.com/article/companyNewsAndPR/idUSPEK14475620090601 He gave this lecture to a group of Chinese economics students, who after hearing Geithner talk about how they should lend us […]