Working on a new Star Trek TOS fan fiction Star Trek: Clueless in duo language

黑洞 Blackhole 黑洞不只是一個新鮮,刺激的話題。它代表人類知識的邊緣。代表人類不是萬能。不是萬知。 Black holes are not just a fresh and exciting topic. It represents the edge of human knowledge. Represents that human beings are not omnipotent. Not all knowing. 在我寫的星際迷航記的短篇粉絲科幻小說,常常用他的聰明逃過死神的艦長Kirk,雖然打敗了希臘神明阿波羅,碰到黑洞發現自己對黑洞的無能,看到他的團隊面臨痛苦的死亡,終於精神受到創傷。故事預計100頁長。 In my short fan science fiction novels about Star Trek, Although Captain Kirk often escapes death with his wit and also defeated the Greek god Apollo, when he encountered a black hole, he come … Continue reading Working on a new Star Trek TOS fan fiction Star Trek: Clueless in duo language

The Expanse: Leviathan Wakes review: What the Star Trek prequel should be like

I am a huge Star Trek fan but when I was introduced to the Expanse by my high school buddy I was hooked by the first few chapters. It was like the Star Trek prequel that I have been looking for. Because instead of dazzling you with new technologies, the authors imagined a world of technologies not that far extrapolated from our current understanding and … Continue reading The Expanse: Leviathan Wakes review: What the Star Trek prequel should be like

Star Trek No Clues (Work In Progress) Visuals

Enterprise NGC1701 model views Enterprise with extended propulsion unit (Blender 3D) Enterprise grazes the event horizon     Enterprise Arrives at Pollux IV   Enterprise rendevous with starbase on Pollux IV   Temple of Apollo River to Temple of Enterprise Temple of Enterprise and local school of Star Fleet Academy Inside the Temple of Enterprise     Sabotage of Temple of Enterprise   Continue reading Star Trek No Clues (Work In Progress) Visuals

Comic #10: checking up on Gravity. Yup it still works

Does gravity have anything to do with real life? Yes it does. It is one of the most fundamental experiment of macroscopic (life size) forces. It’s how the planets move and why leaves fall, why you can’t jump off the planet, and also why it’s harder going uphill than down hill, why bikes lean on a turn, why sprinklers spray far, and why rivers run, … Continue reading Comic #10: checking up on Gravity. Yup it still works

What good is physics and cosmology?

I get this question a lot: What good is physics and cosmology? Nobody except the smart brains understand them anyways. Why should I care? There are a couple of reasons, I think. Awe. is the first one. But you can’t eat that. It’s good entertainment wise which is good in itself and can be enlightening. But more importantly is the practicality of math and logic. … Continue reading What good is physics and cosmology?

Yellow Emperor and the Saint Teacher

The Yellow Emperor and the Saint Teacher: Long long long time ago in ancient China, there was the Yellow Emperor. He invented the compass, and help develop farming in ancient ancient ancient central plain of China near the Yellow River. One day he decide to give up his throne. He heard of a nomad saint living up in the mountains and seek to learn from … Continue reading Yellow Emperor and the Saint Teacher

Value of Journey to the West as world literature

The Value of Journey to the West as world literature. Although Journey to the West is the first science fiction story written in China during the Ming dynasty circa 1700AD, its value to the world is only beginning to resurface. The recent shift in focus from the obsession with The Three Kingdom warriors to now the JTW story in Chinese marks an important progress and … Continue reading Value of Journey to the West as world literature

Top Astronomy and Science News of 2013

Top Astronomy and Science News of 2013 Top Astronomy and Physics news this year: 10) Comet PannStarr made an good show early in the year 9) Meteor strikes Russia injuring 1200 people Astronomers discover smallest exoplanet so far Kepler 37b 7) Discovery of the Higgs Boson completes the standard model 6) China Lands on the Moon 5) India goes to Mars 4) Comet ISON disappears … Continue reading Top Astronomy and Science News of 2013

Khan in history and scifi: Who is Khan anyway?

A bit of history: Khan, Khan, Khan. So who is Khan? Everybody is afraid of him. But who is he? Historically, Khan is the title of the ruler of Mongolian tribes much like a Caesar is to the Romans or Czar to the Russians. Genghis Khan and Kublai Khan being the most famous . Like Attila the Hun, the Mongolians had a big run of … Continue reading Khan in history and scifi: Who is Khan anyway?