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. … Continue reading

Duke Liu and the Tofu

Duke Liu and the Tofu Did you know that tofu, or soybean cake was invented by a southern Duke Liu of China? Instead of fussing about inheritance and fighting for power, he spent most of his time in agriculture and try to increase the yield of crops for the people in his fiefdom. The tofu … Continue reading