a Saturday morning reflection

A few year back, a friend opened an art gallery for about half an year. It didn't prevail. This morning it came across to my mind. As a witness to history, I can see several more things now from what I learnt between now and then. The focus has been placed around art rather than on art. … Continue reading a Saturday morning reflection

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On the 80th Birthday Symposium in honor of Daniel Greenberger and Myriam Sarachik

Do you really want to live in a world so simple that we can actually understand? - Daniel Greenberger, Professor in Physics

Valentine’s day, measuring love

I saw the news about Mars-One project a few days ago. I was immediately fascinated by its beauty. It's certainly the kind of cause I have always believed in. However, the thought of leaving my wife for the rest of my lifetime didn't feel right. I would only be able to see her through delayed video … Continue reading Valentine’s day, measuring love

What is physicist?

Physicist is a group of people trained to seek answers, if the answers have no means to be reached within existing framework, we build new tools and open up new ways to reach out to new space.

When technology fails, your backup plan better be robust

http://youtu.be/_Xwz89VGESQ Just like what happened in the middle of my presentation, when the first choice didn't work, your backup plan better not fail you again. In modern days, cellphone obviously are the first choice when we need to call someone. But when cellphone fails us for whatever reasons, those phone booth on the street are … Continue reading When technology fails, your backup plan better be robust