Archive for April, 2014

Doug’s Bum Rap

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

Finals are right around the corner for me, so I haven’t had a lot of time to write blog posts.  But thinking about tests and transcripts, I remembered Mr. Bone from one of my favorite childhood cartoon series, Doug.  I was in my Statistical Mechanics class and overheard some students talking about grades, finals, and […]

Child Of Light

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

There’s a new game coming out in just a few days that I’m really excited about.  It’s a fairy tale where all the game’s art is like an interactive water-color painting.  The light of the world has been captured by the Queen of the Night, and you play the role of a small girl named […]

The Holographic Universe

Friday, April 18th, 2014

I’m sorry I haven’t had time to post anything new this week.  The past two weeks, I’ve been totally immersed in my studies, preparing for exams.  I will share a little something though. Since my last post dealt with how the laws of physics are embedded in the fabric of space-time, I wanted to also […]

The DNA Of The Universe

Sunday, April 6th, 2014

The other day Alexey emailed me, wondering why physics textbooks never explain why the laws of physics are the way they are.  They give us these mathematical expressions but why those as opposed to something else?  It all seems so arbitrary. In computer simulations, the code is written by a programmer who determines the rules […]

The Theoretical Minimum

Tuesday, April 1st, 2014

Dr. Susskind of Stanford has been continuing work on his course series ‘The Theoretical Minimum’.   He’s even set up a full website for it which you can find here: http://theoreticalminimum.com/home You’ll find courses on Classical Mechanics, Quantum Mechanics, Special Relativity and Electrodynamics, General Relativity, Cosmology, Statistical Mechanics, Quantum Entanglement, Particle Physics (3 courses), and […]