The derecho that nailed, among other places, northern Virginia on Friday night. My abode’s power has been out for more than 48 hours now.
Archive for July 2nd, 2012
Often, the familiar hides the deepest mysteries. This is certainly the case with light, one of the take-it-for-granted physical phenomena that surrounds us in everyday life. We wake up to it, we turn it on and off, rarely thinking of what it really is. A good thing, for even the greatest physicists pause before talking about the nature of light.