Approaching the Finish Line

Well, I’m getting close to finishing! I’ve done all my reading, and now I’m just working on putting everything together.  To be quite honest, I’ve been feeling how little writing I did last year.  The structure of the final paper has been giving me some trouble.  Part of me wants to organize it by time […]


Finally finished reading through Ideas and Opinions, a collection of Einstein’s essays, letters, and speeches.  Thankfully, the book is thematically organized, so I was able to avoid some of the less useful writings (for example, “Reply to the Women of America”).  However, that still left about half the book–an entire section was about religion, and […]

Going Swimmingly

So far my Monroe project has been going swimmingly!  I’ve read a series of books talking about what we know today about cosmology, which has given me a much deeper understanding of the relationship between theoretical and experimental physics.  It’s also given me quite a lot to think about on a philosophical level. For example, […]