In my attempt to understand the smallest things in life, I've been reading about the big things: quantum physics and quantum mechanics. It's daunting, humbling, thrilling, confounding, exasperating, unintelligible, and lights my brain up like nothing ever has.
Last night it was a bunch of stuff about the atom and the electrons going about their orbits. The night before was the language of mathematics in physics' problems. (Keep in mind that I'm operating from the standpoint of Liberal Arts = The World.)
It's kicking my ass, but I still go back for more.
Here's my current favorite "go-to" thanga-ma-jang:
Not that I expect anyone tuning in to my blog will give any kind of a hoot about listening to a debate between the evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins and the "sexiest astro-physicist on earth" Neil DeGrass Tyson, but then again, maybe, just maybe, it'll strike a chord with one of ye.