“What would 王贞仪 老师 Wáng Zhēnyí Laoshí [王貞儀 老师] do?” (从不磕头!)

Professor Zhenyi Wang (English) did many things in her young life. She was 28 when she died.  The same age as Avicii, the Swedish Writer, DJ, and Artist.  She shared many characteristics of youth with Avicii.  One thing she never did.  She NEVER kowtow 'd  [从不磕头 從不磕頭] to her Laoshi on Twitter! Or in public! Even though, as a …

North Seattle College Rocketry Club learns “We do it , because its hard!”

North Seattle Rocketry Club "Destroying the second rocket was a powerful learning experience."  North Seattle Rocketry Club is one of only three Community College-based Rocketry Clubs competing!  They learned through both errors of leadership and technique in 2017 and plan to move forward - with your support - in 2018! From demoralization to doubling down. …

Gravitons Are The Quanta of Spacetime

A 25x25x2 Mpc* slice through a multi billion numerical simulation of cosmic structure formation. Brighter colors mark denser regions. [Courtesy N-Body Shop at UW-Seattle, Department of Astronomy.] By analogy, to appreciate quantized spacetime we can use WiFi.   WiFi is radiation found everywhere in our world and used for internet communication.  It is quantized at specific …

王贞仪 老师 Wáng Zhēnyí Laoshí 王貞儀 老师 – Our Logo

Wáng Zhēnyí Laoshí (age of 21 years) at the board erasing her lesson. "It's made to believe, Women are the same as Men; Are you not convinced, Daughters can also be Heroic?"  -  in a poem by Wang Zhenyi Who is  王贞仪 [ 王貞儀 ] Wang Zhenyi (1768-1797 C.E.)?  She was born into a middle class scholar …

The Proof for Gravity Waves – Part 2

Emmy Noether:  The greatest mathematician of the 20th Century and one of the greatest of all time.   Einstein, as a physicist and theorist, worked with "thought experiments".  Or <<Gedankenexperiment>> .  One of his favourites was this (updated by the author): The Victorola Record and the Jumping Spider, or any intelligent spider who 'understands' Special Relativity …

Why Question LIGO Research? – A Scientific Prelude

Why Question LIGO Research?  Who Does? Einstein Tensor  +  Space Metric    =      A constant  x  Stress-Energy Tensor In a nutshell: (1)  Gravitation is dependent upon the curvature of spacetime.   (2)  Mass is not conserved.  Mass-Energy is conserved in symmetric systems. (3)  implied:  LIGHT is made of quanta (photons).   So is GRAVITY. …