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Who Are You People?

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

This is an English paper I had to write for a class.  I was given free reign to write about anything I wanted, as long as it was related to my field of study.   I chose to write about my struggle to escape solipsism, and my thoughts on whether or not the other people […]

Adults Should Think About Time and Space

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

While studying general relativity today, I came across this wonderful quote from Albert Einstein. “I sometimes ask myself how it came about that I was the one to develop the theory of relativity.  The reason, I think, is that a normal adult never stops to think about problems of space and time.  These are things […]

How Does The Universe End?

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

Have you ever wondered what will ultimately happen to the Earth, the sun, and our universe, long after we’re dead?  This video explains it all. I’ll create a rough time-line for you all to follow. – 600 million years from now As the sun gets older, it will get hotter and hotter.  This temperature increase […]

Are Universities Creative Places?

Saturday, April 18th, 2015

While some university graduate schools may be creative places, on the whole, schools and universities are uncreative places for their students.  What makes an environment creative?  Dr. Robert Sternberg of Cornell has extensively researched creativity and has identified five factors which are always present in creative individuals. 1. Expertise Creative people are masters of their […]

Schrodinger’s View Of The World

Sunday, April 12th, 2015

Lately I’ve been reading My View Of The World, a book by Erwin Schrodinger, the famous Nobel laureate physicist.  He was the creator of the wave equation used in quantum mechanics.  I’d like to share some passages from it, along with passages from his other books as well. What I want you all to notice […]

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