Month: April 2016

“In physics, 1, 1.0 and 1.00 are completely different.”

I am no Euclid or Ramanujan but the mathematician in me was flabbergasted. What on earth did I just hear?! Me: Noo, that can't be. They are the same value, 1! B: First of all, tell me what is the importance of scientific notation? Me: (some shitty answer about increased readability, easier comparison blah blah) … Continue reading “In physics, 1, 1.0 and 1.00 are completely different.”

“We don’t own the next second; the next second owns us.”

The Monday after our trek was awful. I could barely move my feet. Limbs had lost all power of locomotion and I was dead exhausted. I checked with the other girls and most of them were working from home too (duh!).¬†Contrary to my expectations, mom did not blast me when she discovered the¬†"night" aspect of … Continue reading “We don’t own the next second; the next second owns us.”