Waiting. There is a time where you are not sure if what you have done is right. To me, the knowledge that you could have done nothing, and nobody would judge you, is not freeing. Living with knowledge that I could have done something, but did not is much worse. I had to chose. OnceContinue reading “Uncertainty”
I picked Nature Fast and Nature Slow, How Life Works from Fractions of a Second to Billions of Years by Nicholas P. Money out of pocket curiosity. How do you write a book about the speed of Nature with range from fraction of a millisecond to billions of years? By no means one can beContinue reading “Speed of life.”
We don’t appreciate the value of our senses until something goes wrong with one of them. I have been wearing glasses since I was a teenager, and with time they became a part of my identity. However, many vision issues are not only a nuisance, but also determine a version of our own reality. IContinue reading “Human senses and their tricks.”
While I was waiting for the bus, this little birdie showed up. Clearly the image quality from my phone can’t match my regular camera, but it was worth a shot. I have seen many woodpeckers in the parks of NYC, but very few by the highway in the middle of the city. Ignorant me oftenContinue reading “Woodpecker in the city”
When you get home early and NY wants to treat you to a beautiful sunset. Can’t get enough of them.
One advantage of living in a tall building is being able to witness beautiful sunsets. If you look carefully, you can spot the Empire State Building standing tall among the skyscrapers. In the depths of lower Manhattan, the Freedom Tower reminds us that there is hope. In the past week, the Freedom Tower was hitContinue reading “New York City at sunset”
I look out of the window and there is was. The Moon. The Moon is estimated to be 4.51 billion years old, not much younger than the Solar System. The side of the Moon visible from the Earth is speckled with craters, a reminder of ancient asteroids and the power of the cosmos. Considering thatContinue reading “The visible Moon”
I am a scientist trying to learn about the natural world around me. I would like to share with you my passions, thoughts, and ideas, but not always the scientific ones. Join me on my new writing journey. Science and Nature are powerful teachers. The more we learn about how Nature works, the more weContinue reading “About me.”