5.11 Annihilation Beatdown

Physics lesson for the day. Annihilation refers to the conversion of matter when it comes in contact with anti-matter to become pure energy via Einstein’s E=mc2. Plugging in the mass of electron (or it’s anti-matter twin, the positron), the speed of light, and some conversion factors, you get 511 keV photons. These are the signalsContinue reading “5.11 Annihilation Beatdown”

π-Day @ F3 Princeton

Date: 3.14 QIC: Black Hole PAX: (10) XX, BH, Brisket, Risky Business, Mountie, Red Stripe, Bones, Alamo, Cruiser, Scar AO: The Rising A π-Day workout on Einstein’s birthday. (He lived in Princeton 1933 until death in 1955.) π is mathematical constant, defined as the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter. π is anContinue reading “π-Day @ F3 Princeton”