The Metamorphosis of Art And Science

It is true what they say about never truly see something until you draw it. Who knew chickens looked so fierce?! And who knew there were so many sizes and colors of eggs? A while back I took pictures of some chickens that belong to a friend of mine. I thought they might make good […] via Chicken University — madebyfay Inspired by Fay’s pristine passion … Continue reading The Metamorphosis of Art And Science

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Last week, I read Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions. The book is about feminism if that’s not clear already.A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend from childhood, asking her how to raise her baby girl as a feminist. Dear Ijeawele is Adichie’s letter of response. A compilation of 15 tips, Dear Ijeawele goes right to … Continue reading Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions

Markus Zusak’s I Am The Messenger

I Am The Messenger by Markus Zusak is about a cab driver named Ed Kennedy. Ed is a hopeless 19-year-old who is in love with his best friend, Audrey and he is crazy about  his good-for-nothing dog, the Doorman.  Ed’s life is one boring routine which consists of playing cards with his friends: Marv, Ritchie and Audrey; sleeping and eating in between cab-driving shifts. This … Continue reading Markus Zusak’s I Am The Messenger

The Science of Love

Have you ever stopped for a second to think about the science and psychology of falling in love or why you are falling in love with that special someone? This Valentine’s day, let’s discuss the science of love! We simply call this mysterious feeling “love” but believe it or not, there is a complexity behind the wheel driving us to cogitate our involvement in this feeling—some … Continue reading The Science of Love

3-Body Simulation

3-Body Simulation that looks like a sword: from visual import* R= 6.378e6 G=6.67e-11 M1= 6.0e24 M2= M1 M3= M1 r1= vector(10*R,-10*R,0) r2= vector(20*R,0,0) r3= vector(0,0,0) object1= sphere(pos=(r1), radius=R, color=color.white, make_trail=True, trail_type=”points”, interval=10) object2= sphere(pos=(r2), radius=R, color=color.yellow, make_trail=True, trail_type=”points”, interval=10) object3= sphere(pos=(r3), radius=R, color=color.red, make_trail=True, trail_type=”points”, interval=10) v1= vector(0,0,0) v2= v1 v3= v1 v_characteristic= sqrt(G*M1/mag(r1-r2)) T = mag(r1-r2)/v_characteristic dt = 0.0001*T p_object1=M1*v1 p_object2=M2*v2 p_object3=M3*v3 t=0 small= … Continue reading 3-Body Simulation

Synergy of Art and Mathematics

It might shock you but art and mathematics go back a long way! They have had a lengthy yet underrated historical relationship since the 5th century BC, when the Greek sculptor Polykleitos wrote his Canon, establishing proportions based on the ratio 1:√2 for the ideal male nude. In addition, Luca Pacioli wrote the influential discourse De Divina Proportione on the use of the golden ratio … Continue reading Synergy of Art and Mathematics

Ned Vizzini’s It’s Kind Of A Funny Story

After having completed Ned Vizzini’s It’s Kind Of A Funny Story, I am keen to read his other novels! Ned Vizzini is the writer of It’s Kind Of A Funny Story, which was nominated for several awards such as the American Library Association’s list of Best Books for Young Adults and the Abe Lincoln Award Master List. I want to read some other novels by … Continue reading Ned Vizzini’s It’s Kind Of A Funny Story